Writing a Worthwhile AAR

Posted on October 16th, by Michael in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

AAR is an acronym for “After Action Report or Review.” These are typically completed by both military and law enforcement agencies as well as private organizations to evaluate what happened after any particular event.  The intent is to identify the causal factors of the event, failures and successes in response techniques and responders, which then helps the organization to sustain their strengths as well as understand and improve their weaknesses. In the context of training, an AAR usually relates an individual’s personal experience in the class in a form that others may gain insights from, such as:  “do I want to train with company XYZ based on the experience of this person?”

AAR’s can be very helpful for any company or individual serious about providing quality training experiences. Not only are they good advertising, they can help to refine classes and … Read More »

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