Under the new and ever-changing atmosphere of the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly developed a comprehensive strategy that centered on the need to:

  1. Provide a safe environment for each rotation’s Soldiers and contractors through distancing and isolation practices.
  2. Build and maintain operations to continue executing XCTC to our high standards.


Standard Operating Procedure

With this strategy as our foundation, we began developing and documenting a thorough COVID-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) that our managers could reference. To build our SOP, we gathered information from:


Using the information from these sources, we determined that our primary mitigation techniques would be:



When the SOP was completed, our XCTC teams incorporated it into their existing rotation plans and coordinated with ARNG to send essential PPE and sterilization gear to each XCTC site.


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