Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence


Maneuver Leaders Maintenance Course (MLMC) Site

Maneuver Leaders Maintenance Course (MLMC)

Course Outcome


Students will possess the knowledge to accomplish:

  • Track and account for unit resources.
  • Properly manage Soldiers on crew/operator Field Level Maintenance tasks.
  • Effectively maintain combat power projection platforms to sustain land warfare dominance capabilities

Course Scope


This is a 10 day course to develop maneuver leaders expertise in battalion and small unit level maintenance operations. Students will learn maintenance fundamentals, how to run a command maintenance program with an emphasis on Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and 5988E flow. Students will learn to execute command maintenance and a Commander's Inspection Program (CIP) for maintenance to the Army standard. Additional instruction focuses on maintenance information systems, how battalion/squadron level systems interface with higher level maintenance organizations and Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-A) to order repair parts for the battalion/squadron. Using GCSS-A, students will track and account for all battalion/squadron level materiel readiness financial resources. Students learn to assess materiel readiness issues using business intelligence and business warehouse tools. Students will apply AR 750-1 to determine the effectiveness of a Command Maintenance Discipline Program (CMDP). Students will learn to conduct maintenance in the tactical environment including recovery operations and the planning considerations for UMCP emplacement. Click here for the welcome packet.