Warrior Preparation Center

Warrior Prep Center


Prepare joint, NATO and partner nations' warfighters to conduct innovative full-spectrum operations against a near-peer threat through strategic, operational and tactical exercises, advanced training and professional education.


The premier joint and coalition integrated, multi-domain warfighter training provider for readiness again a near-peer threat.



Col. Richard “Moody Sutter founded the Warrior Preparation Center (WPC) at Einsiedlerhof Air Station, Germany in 1983 as a first-of-its-kind simulation center to support Battle Staff training. Over the years it evolved, constantly innovating new capabilities such as, the Air and Space Joint Live, Virtual, and Constructive training. Today, the WPC is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to enhancing warfighter readiness across the European and African theaters. It is comprised of six separate squadrons with distinct missions, hosting joint multinational exercises and delivering an array of education and training courses to U.S. forces, allies and partners. The WPC is subordinate to HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA A3/10, Directorate of Operations, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration.

WPC Contact Info

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Warrior Preparation Center
Unit 3050, APO AE 09021-3050
DSN: 314-478-6145
Commercial: +49 (0) 6371-405-6145

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WPC Leadership

Col. Christopher Zuhlke
Col. Christopher Zuhlke
Lt Col Joseph Miranda
Lt. Col. James Carroll
Deputy Commander

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