Foreign Military Training and DoD
Engagement Activities of Interest, Volume I
Joint Report to Congress, March 1, 2000
V. PURPOSE OF TRAINING
2ND CLASS SWIMMER TEST To provide U.S. Navy personnel who already possess good swimming skills with the opportunity to become certified second class swimmers IAW NAVMILPERSMAN ART. 6610120, American Red Cross guidelines and OPNAVINST 3120.32 Series.
368 COMPUTER SCIENCE - MS This program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to specify, evaluate, and manage the design of computer systems; provide technical guidance in applications ranging from basic data processing to sophisticated tactical systems; educate the officer in the analysis and design methodologies appropriate to an understanding of the hardware and software components of complex computer systems; and provide the capability to utilize the modern computer laboratory in the application of computer techniques to research current military problems.
370 INFO TECHNOLOGY MGT-MS This program will provide the graduate with the knowledge of information systems technology to include computer and telecommunications systems, software engineering, networking and distributed applications, database management systems, decision support and expert systems in the military services. The graduate will also gain proficiency in information systems, economics and management necessary for the critical management decisions needed in the development and utilization of complex and evolving computer-based military systems. Upon successful completion of all coursework and thesis requirements, the degree Master of Science in Information Technology Management is awarded.
460 ENGINEERING SCIENCE This is a sequence of courses developed by the curricular officer and the academic associate to better prepare incoming students for entering a technical curriculum. The Engineering Science curriculum is designed to prospective students who: 1) have an APC which indicates a deficiency in mathematics and/or scientific and technical subject matter; or 2) in completing their review of the prospective student's academic record, the curricular officer and academic associate have concluded that sufficient time has expired since the student's most recent college experience and as such, the student would benefit from the Engineering Science Program.
590 ELECTRNIC SYS ENGRG-MS This curriculum is designed to educate officers in current electronics technology and its application to modern naval warfare. It establishes a broad background of basic engineering knowledge, leading to selected advanced studies in electronic systems, ship/weapon control systems, and communication/information processing applicability. Successful completion of this curriculum meets all requirements for the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. Engineer's and Ph.D. programs are available.
682 NSA (FE/SEAS/PACIF)-MA Area studies curricula focus on the history, culture, and religion of a specific region or country and provide students with a knowledge of current issues, economic and political structures and institutions, military forces, including strategic capabilities and policy implications, and geopolitical influences. 683 NSA (WESTERN HEM)-MA Area studies curricula focus on the history, culture, and religion of a specific region or country and provide students with a knowledge of current issues, economic and political structures and institutions, military forces, including strategic capabilities and policy implications, and geopolitical influences.
684 NSA (EUR/USSR)-MA Area studies curricula focus on the history, culture, and religion of a specific region or country and provide students with a knowledge of current issues, economic and political structures and institutions, military forces, including strategic capabilities and policy implications, and geopolitical influences.
689 CIV-MIL RELS&NATSEC-MS The curriculum leading the MA. degree in Civil-military Relations and National Security at the Naval Postgraduate School provides the student with a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the real problems involving civilian control of a professional military in a democracy. The program is designed for military officers (0-3 to 0-5) and equivalent civilian officials. The program places a special emphasis on the civil-military relations issues raised by participation in U.N.-sponsored peacekeeping operations, participation in coalition warfare, and membership int he Partnership for Peace, NATO, and other alliances.
815 ACQUIS/CONTR MGMT - MS This is an interdisciplinary program which integrates mathematics, accounting, economics, finance, behavioral science, management theory, operations/systems analysis and specific courses in acquisition and contracting. The curriculum is designed to provide officers and civilians with the skills to serve effectively in hardware systems buying offices, field contracting offices, contract administration offices and contracting policy offices.
816 SYSTEM ACQUIS MGMT -MS This is an interdisciplinary program designed to integrate business principles, management theory, operations/systems analysis, and engineering applications. It is uniquely tailored to Defense acquisition management and intensive exposure to the fundamental principles of the acquisition environment. The courses in this curriculum present the structure of acquisition management, the decisions and problems facing the defense acquisition manager, the various forces at work within industry and Government, and the impact of acquisition policies and strategies.
818 SYSTEMS MGMT INTL - MS These curricula are designed to provide the specific functional skills required to effectively manage in a subspecialty area; provide graduate management education oriented to Navy/ Defense Systems; enable the student to evaluate the written research, study, and analyze products of others; and provide fundamental interdisciplinary techniques of quantitative problem-solving methods, behavioral and management science, economic analysis, information systems, and financial management.
819 SYS INVENTORY MGT - MS This curriculum emphasizes the management of Navy owned inventories at all levels. Students take additional courses in general inventory model development and the specific details of the Navy's inventory models, spanning the three levels of wholesale, intermediate and retail customer support. Officers are responsible for developing procedures for establishing, maintaining and controlling inventories of material, distributing that material to the Navy customer, and developing the budgets for financing these inventories. The Systems Inventory Management curriculum is interdisciplinary, integrating mathematics, accounting, economics, management theory, operations analysis and the specialty concentration into an understanding of the process by which the defense mission is accomplished.
820 RESOURCE MGT INTDEF-MS This is an interdisciplinary program designed exclusively for officers and civilian employees in defense agencies of other countries. The program focuses on economic analysis, the management of financial, material, and human resources, domestic and international political institutions, civil-military relations, and the role of international law. The curriculum is made up of a combination of existing courses within the Systems Management and National Security Affairs departments and courses especially designed for this program. In the majority of courses, international students study and learn with U.S. students from several other management and national security affairs curricula.
837 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT The objective of the Financial Management Curriculum is to prepare officers for business and financial positions. Financial Managers assist the decision-making processes at all levels by providing accurate, timely and relevant information. They are concerned with the optimal allocation of human, physical and financial resources to achieve agency goals and objectives while assuring efficient and effective expenditure of public funds. Graduate courses cover topics such as financial reporting standards, cost standards, cost analysis, budgeting, internal control, auditing, management planning and control systems, quantitative technique used in planning and control, and the Planning Program and Budgeting System used with the DoD.
847 MNPWR SYS ANALYSIS-MS Officers enrolled in the Manpower Systems Analysis (MSA) curriculum undertake the challenge of an academic program designed to fill the leadership roles in military manpower personnel and training management. Areas covered include an understanding of manpower, personnel, and training policy development, compensation systems, enlistment supply and retention models, manpower training models, manpower requirements determination processes, career mix, enlistment and reenlistment incentives, training effectiveness measures and hardware/manpower trade-offs. Students gain familiarity with current models and methods of manpower analysis as well as military manpower organizations and issues.
A-37/J-85 ENGINE TECHN Course subjects include familiarization with the A-37 aircraft, design and construction features of the J-85-17A engine, engine systems, engine inspection procedures, field-level disassembly, inspection and reassembly of the engine and accessories, engine removal and installation. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
A-37B ACFT PNEUD TECHN This course is for the experienced aircraft pneudraulics specialist who needs familiarization with the pneudraulics system of the A-37B aircraft. The scope of training includes A-37B technical orders, system functions and component locations, troubleshooting, inspections and repair procedures, and use of special and standard test equipment in flight line maintenance. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
A-37B ARMAMENT SYS TECHN This course is designed for the aircraft armament technician who needs familiarization and in-depth knowledge of inspection requirements pertaining to the A-37B aircraft armament system. Scope of training includes the use of A-37B armament technical orders to disassemble and assemble armament system components as well as maintenance inspections, troubleshooting and flight line maintenance with standard and special test equipment. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
A-37B ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS This course is for the experience aircraft electrical specialist who needs familiarization with the electrical systems of the A-37B aircraft. The scope of the training includes the description, operation, location of electrical components, and operational checks of the electrical power supply system (generator, batteries, and inverters), warning and alarm systems, engine start, lighting (internal and external), landing gear and fuel and flight control systems. Included is training in the technical order system, inspection system, ground safety and cockpit entry on the A-37B. Training is currently conducted in Spanish..
A-37B INSTRUMENT SYS This course provides Latin American air forces instrument specialists with the knowledge to perform effective maintenance on instrument systems of the A-37B aircraft. The student will learn ground safety precautions applicable to the A-37B, location of instrument systems components, flightline maintenance procedures for the engine instrument systems components, flight instrument systems, yaw damper and stall warning systems, compass systems, fuel quantity system and flap position indicating system. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
A-37B JET ACFT TECHN For the jet aircraft mechanic with previous training and experience on aircraft models other than A-37. Basic mechanic fundamentals are not included in the course and personnel with less than one year of flight-line experience should not be scheduled for attendance. Course subjects include ground safety and technical orders applicable to the A-37B, aircraft familiarization, ground handling, servicing and lubrication, egress, electrical, instrument, and flight control system; hydraulic power, landing gear and wheel brake system, aircraft fuel system and engines. Practical training is presented on flight controls, jacking and gear retraction tests and engine operational checks. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
A/M32A-86 DSL GEN (HOBART) This course teaches students the skills and knowledge needed to perform checks, service inspection, troubleshooting, advanced maintenance upkeep, tune-up and repair on the A/M32A-86 Hobart. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ABLE FORECASTER Prepares Air Force students in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform duties in the Base Weather Distribution System (AWDS), Staff and Warfare support, Weather Station Operations, flight Weather Briefings, and issuing Weather Warnings and Advisories.
ACADEMIC INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL Prepares instructors to instruct in Air Force and DoD programs. A very structured and comprehensive fast-paced course that requires extensive reading and writing by students to prepare personalized lesson plans. Major curricular areas are focused on learning communication skills, teaching methodologies, cognitive lesson planning, evaluation methodology and construction of basic instructional aids. Methods emphasized in the course generally are informal lecture, guided discussion and demonstration performance. Designed to maximize opportunities for learning and practicing basic instructor skills. The majority of the course is devoted to small group activities. Students plan and present teaching lessons that meet instructor needs. Students are encouraged to use their core course lesson plans and subject matter to prepare the required lessons.
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
ACFT ELECTRICAL REPAIR This course provides training in the fundamentals of electricity at the apprentice level to include inspection, operation, and troubleshooting techniques of aircraft electrical systems excluding communications, navigation, and armament systems. Specialty Description - (a) Electrical Systems - Remove and install components such as generators, voltage regulators, switches, relays, transformers, motors, and inverters on aircraft. Fabricate wiring assemblies and conduct detailed circuit tests using ohmmeters, voltmeters, ammeters, and frequency meter. Isolate malfunctions by visual inspection, electrical checks, and observing meter indications and system operation. (b) Inspect and Test Aircraft Electrical Systems - Inspect wiring, switches, accessories, and electrical components to insure correct operation and proper installation. Perform operational checks of electrical equipment for voltage input and output, voltage and current leakage, and correct circuit operation. Inspect electrical systems and components for malfunctions. Check installed electrical components and their systems to insure compliance with technical publications. Block I - Introduction and Electrical Fundamentals (65 hours) - Following a brief explanation of pertinent IAAFA policies and procedures, students will receive instruction on ground safety that includes fire, flightline and shop safety. Also covered is basic electricity to include Ohm's Law and three common electrical circuits (series, parallel and series-parallel). Block II - Principles of Alternating Current (72 hours) - After an introduction to alternating current, an explanation of AC meters is offered. Next, characteristics and components which are directly employed in AC circuits are studied. These include coils, capacitors, and the analysis of their effect on the circuit. Basic solid state components are studied along with magnetic devices such as amplifiers and transformers. Block III - Technical Orders and Circuit Analysis (58 hours) - Proper use of technical orders including indexes, illustrated parts breakdowns, wiring diagrams and schematics. Also wire construction and its identification system is presented with diagram symbols and their uses. The student will then be taught the use of measuring devices such as voltmeters, ammeters, and ohmmeters. Aircraft lighting circuits and circuitry analysis concludes this block. Block IV - Electrical Hardware (34 hours) - After an introduction to basic handtools and soldering techniques, use of solderless connections (splices and terminals) are presented. The student will then learn about the use and construction of connectors followed by a lesson on safety devices. Block V - Direct Current (DC) Power Systems (76 hours) - Aircraft batteries (lead-acid and nickel-cadmium), DC generators and the entire DC power system. This includes voltage regulators, reverse current relays and the overvoltage protection system. The student will also be taught troubleshooting techniques on the basic system and the distribution of DC power in a typical aircraft. The block concludes with the theory and operation of DC motors and motor actuators. Block VI - Alternating Current (AC) Power Systems (65 hours) - AC generators and their control systems (voltage regulation, distribution and protection system). Also DC power production in an aircraft is discussed. (The C-130E generator system is used as a model.) Inverters and their change-over systems is the last subject taught in this block. Block VII - Aircraft Miscellaneous Systems (50 hours) - Various aircraft electrical systems, such as landing gear control and warning, fire and overheat warning, start and ignition systems for aircraft engines, fuel and the master caution warning systems. System operation and troubleshooting procedures are emphasized. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ACFT FUEL SYSTEM MECH Provides formal training in the introduction to structure of a maintenance organization; aircraft safety; hazardous materials/waste management and spill containment; aircraft familiarization; technical publications; fuel system tools and equipment; aerospace ground equipment; operation of fuel subsystems; removal, installation, and inspection of components; confined space entry; fuel cell removal, inspection, and installation; fuel leak detection; internal tank repairs; and application of sealants and corrosion control.
ACFT LOADMASTER APPRENTICE Physiological training, weight and balance computation, load planning, safety procedures, and restraint.
ACFT MAINTENANCE OFF This course prepares officers for duties as supervisors of aircraft maintenance activities at wing level. Block I - Orientation and General Subjects (94 hours) - Concepts related to flightline and shop safety, aerodynamics, flight controls, and basic characteristics of flight, construction, inspection, repair and corrosion control of aircraft structures. Student will also receive instruction on aircraft pneudraulics systems, fuel systems, aeromunitions, egress, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), and aircraft weight and balance. Block II - Basic Electricity, Electronic and Avionics Systems (45 hours) - Fundamentals of electricity and electrical systems, fundamentals of electronics, aircraft instruments, and avionics/communication/navigation systems. Block III - Aircraft Engine Systems and Engine Management (14 hours) - Fundamentals of jet engines including fuel, oil, and ignition and a familiarization to engine corrosion control and conditioning. Students will also receive instruction on engine management. Block IV - Management Theory and Concepts (26 hours) - Principles of total quality, to include the functions of human relations statistics as they influence the decision-making process. The students will be presented with the basic concepts of presentations and will be required to brief the class on an aircraft related subject. Block V - Maintenance Staff Agencies and Squadrons (28 hours) - Maintenance staff agencies and responsibilities, maintenance squadron organization, and visits to local maintenance squadron, and C-5 engine depot. Block VI - Logistics Supply System (20 hours) - United States Air Force logistics supply system structure, supply principles, functions and organization, and repair cycle of aircraft parts. Block VII - Technical Order System (61 hours) - The technical order system, to include indexes, manuals, illustrated parts breakdowns and their uses. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ACFT MISHAP - FLIGHT SURG Prepares flight surgeons to perform aircraft accident investigations Reviews human, environmental, and material factors which directly or indirectly contribute to the aircraft mishaps.
ACFT PNEUDRALIC REP/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
ACFT PNEUDRAU SYS SPECL Principles of operation; disassembly, inspection, assembly, test, adjust, and repair of pneudraulic units; and normal and emergency operation of aircraft pneudraulic systems. Remove and replace pneudraulic components. Basic troubleshooting. Operating and using associated ground support and test equipment. Aircraft familiarization, ground safety practices, electrical and pneudraulic fundamentals technical order system, and use of technical publications. Principles of aircraft maintenance management system and use of maintenance data collection forms. Familiarization with maintenance system as applicable to pneudraulic system specialists. Special Requirements: Safety-toed shoes.
ACFT PNEUDRAULICS Teaches normal and emergency operations and maintenance of pneudraulic systems, and use of technical publications. Familiarization with maintenance system as applicable to pneudraulic system specialists.
ACFT POWER PLANT RPR BNCOC Emphasis is placed on technical training in the field of aircraft maintenance. It is oriented toward the training of tasks, skills, and knowledge of aircraft maintenance managment principles and procedures that will enable the student to successfully perform the supervisory and technical inspector duties to include troubleshooting required of a CMF 67 noncommissioned officer.
ACFT POWERPLANT REP-SPANIS Based on tasks that are specified for Skill Level 1 training; also covers subjects (Not included in the trainer's guide) considered necessary for student understanding and proficiency in Powerplant Repair.
ACFT POWERPLANT REPAIRER Tasks that are specified for skill level 1 training; also covers subjects (not in the Trainer's Guide) considered necessary for student understanding and proficiency in powerplant repair.
ACFT POWERTRAIN REP-SPANIS Based on tasks that are specified for skill level I training; also covered subjects (Not included in the trainer's guide) considered necessary for student understanding and proficiency in powertrain repair and non-destructive testing skills.
ACFT POWERTRAIN REPAIRER Based on tasks that are specified for skill level one training; covers subjects (not the trainer's guide) considered necessary for student understanding and proficiency in powertrain repairer and nondestructive testing skills.
ACFT STRUCTURAL REP-SPANIS Based on tasks that are specified for Skill Level I training; also covers subjects (Not included in the trainer's guide) considered necessary for student understanding and proficiency in structural metal.
ACFT STRUCTURE RPR BNCOC Technical training in the aircraft maintenance management field is oriented toward developing skills and knowledge of aircraft maintenance management principles and procedures. The student is provided with the training required to successfully perform the supervisory and technical inspector duties required of MOS 67V30.
ACRI Follow-on Training 1 To conduct ACRI training. Prepare African Battalions to respond to limited Peacekeeping Operations or Humanitarian Relief Operations. ACRI Follow-on Training 2 To conduct ACRI training. Prepare African Battalions to respond to limited Peacekeeping Operations or Humanitarian Operations.
ACRI Follow-on Training 3 To conduct ACRI training. Prepare African Battalions to respond to limited Peacekeeping Operations or Humanitarian Operations. ACRI Initial Training To conduct ACRI training. Prepare African Battalions to respond to limited Peacekeeping Operations or Humanitarian Operations. ACSC - EXCHANGE PROGRAM Educates mid-career international officers to lead in developing, advancing, and applying air and space power in peace and war.
ACSS Seminar The ACSS supports democratic governance in Africa by offering senior African civilian and military leaders a rigorous academic and practical program in civil-military relations, national security strategy, and defense economics. To this end, the ACSS presents a substantive academic experience designed to: - Promote, at the Center, informed and productive inquiry on the military's role in a democracy among senior government officials, non-government civilian leaders, and military officers; - Foster, within participant countries, understanding of the military's role that is shaped and shared by the people, their governments, and their military establishments; - Maintain long-term, continuing interaction with and amongst participants on matters relevant to the Center's mission; Support additional research, seminars, conferences, and other exchange activities on relevant topics in Africa, Europe, and the United States.
ADA OFF BASIC (CC) Common core subjects include: Army writing, military history, leadership, logistics management, combined arms tactics, NBC, and communications.
ADA OFF BSC-FAADS WPNS TCK Weapons specific subjects which include characteristics, limitations, tactical operations, and system warfighting skills associated with the CHAPARRAL/VULCAN, Bradley Stinger Fighting Vehicle, or Avenger Air Defense Weapon System.
ADA OFFICER BASIC (HAWK TR Weapons specific subjects include characteristics, limitations, tactical operations, and system war-fighting skills associated with the HAWK systems. ADJ GEN OFFICER BASIC To instruct Adjutant General Corps lieutenants in the area of combat survival, career management, and Adjutant General specialty training.
ADJUTANT GEN CAPT'S CAREER The primary emphasis of training will be on teaching the student tasks, skills, and knowledge needed to be an effective personnel and administrative systems management officer. The training will focus on problem solving capabilities, managerial techniques, and character attributes needed to be a good leader.
ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST Basic typing; format and preparation of correspondence; establishing files, resupply publications and blank forms; preparing military orders; and preparing Joint Message forms.
ADV AEROSP MED/INTL MED OF Designed for international flight medical officers who completed basic training in aerospace medicine and served at least 1 year as operational flight surgeons at base or squadron level. Not intended for those who have already completed advanced training or the equivalent or residency training in aerospace medicine and are working as specialists in the field. Selection of curriculum material is based on the assumption that students will have already completed the Aerospace Medicine Primary Course or an equivalent course in their own country. Successful completion of this course will enable students to delineate the basic sciences applicable to aerospace medicine; address clinical problems in aerospace medicine, including global preventive medicine problems; evaluate and control or resolve operational aerospace medical problems; and assume higher levels of responsibility in their aerospace medicine careers. The Department of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks AFB will select and approve admission of all international flight medical officers based on their academic and physical qualifications and following recommendation of their respective Air Forces.
ADV CALIBR MEAS & DIAGNOST Provides training in the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of maintenance personnel who operate, maintain, and calibrate advanced TMDE and ATE systems. Includes time domain waveform analysis: frequency domain spectrum analysis; fixed frequency measurement; swept frequency measurements; circuit analysis and fault isolation; and computer operator training required for calibrations and measurements of ATE systems including the Phase Noise Measurement Calibration System, Portable Automatic Test Equipment Calibration (PATEC) System, Millimeter Wave Power Calibration System, Global Positioning System, and the Test Program Generator Calibration System. ADV COMM
OFFICER TNG ACOT Provides mid-career training for the communications and information staff officer.
ADV DIG WIDEBAND COMM SYS A comprehensive examination of digital wideband communications systems is presented. Designed for advanced students and presents course materials using applied science concepts. Students will spend approximately 3.5 weeks in a lecture/discussion environment exploring theoretical aspects of digital communications as it relates to both terrestrial and satellite systems. Students then spend approximately 4 weeks applying these concepts in an equipment laboratory using digital radio and multiplexer systems as the training model. Major educational areas are communications system concepts, digital source encoding, communications mathematics, noise types, analog source encoding, time division multiplexing, timing and synchronization, digital modulation methods, digital radio principles, transmission lines and antennas, radio path and propagation, diversity systems and combiner improvement, terrestrial system performance assessment, satellite systems, fiber optic systems, precision measurement techniques and hands-on radio, multiplex, and systems performance evaluation with interpretation and application of specifications. ADV DIG/MICROSOLD TECHNIQE This course provides Latin American noncommissioned officers with the necessary knowledge to maintain digital circuitry. Training will include numbering systems, binary codes, logic gates, flip-flop counters, digital-to-analog converters, troubleshooting, and teach the skills necessary for the repair of electronic circuit boards to include removal and replacement of microminiature components. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ADV ELECTRONICS TECH CORE The Advanced Electronics Technical Core (AETC) course will include training in basic electricity/electronic theory, component level troubleshooting for corrective maintenance, use and interpretation of equipment manuals, operation of test/electronic equipment in accordance with technical publications. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for rating entry level performance.
ADV ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROG Navy MASL used to program DLI Advanced English Language Program
ADV GEODETIC SURVEYING Provide selected NCOs with a working knowledge of those technical skills required to perform as a topographic survey noncommissioned officer in the rank of SSG. Provide instruction to noncommissioned officers in advanced geodetic survey techniques, survey project planning, survey project execution, survey project management and survey project reporting. Provide a working knowledge of survey project planning, project management, project reporting, and advanced geodetic surveying techniques to include: satellite and inertial positioning systems; automatic integrated surveying instrument-AISI (total station); computing and adjusting geodetic figures, directions, length, and positions; survey applications using microcomputers; and precision instrumentation related to high order surveys.
ADV LANG PROFICIENCY SKILL This 12-week course is designed for experienced teachers of EFL who have attended BALIC, for English Language Training Program (ELTP) management or staff personnel, and for academic subject matter teachers who use English as a medium of instruction. The course enables students to upgrade their own English language proficiency in the skill areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students are provided the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their proficiency and fluency in all language skills, thereby increasing their communicative competence. ALPS emphasizes development of English language skills rather than teaching methodology. This course can be programmed as a lead-in to AELIC, MELT, or Introduction to the ALC. End-of-course requirement are the maintenance of an 80 ECL, achievement of a comprehension speaking rating of 2/2, and a cumulative average of 80 on all achievement tests.
ADV MACHINEGUN LEADERS CRS ADV MORTAR LEADER CRS ADV NARROWBANC COMM SYS Provides a comprehensive examination of advanced narrowband radio communications training, both theoretical and practical. Designed for the advanced student and presents course materials using applied science concepts. Students will spend approximately 3.5 weeks exploring theoretical aspects of advanced narrowband communications in a lecture/discussion environment and then about 4 weeks applying those concepts in a laboratory analysis of radio communications, systems, subsystems, and ancillary equipment. The procedures used are applicable to high frequency (HF), very high frequency (VHF), and ultra high frequency (UHF) equipment. The system concept (versus black box) approach is emphasized. Major educational areas are systems concepts, communications mathematics, transmission lines and antennas, radio path and propagation, digital techniques (including ALE/adaptive HF and digital radio), diversity systems, modulation types, single sideband principles, radio components, noise types, systems and subsystems evaluation, precision measurement techniques and hands-on transmitter, receiver, audio, and systems performance evaluation with interpretation and application of specifications.
ADV OFFICER LDRSHIP To enhance the leadership skills of officers en route to aviation department head (or equivalent) billets.
ADV OFFR LDRSHP TRG CRS SR ADV PROGRAM MGT COURSE The course provides particpants with an understaning of integrated logistics support (ILS) policy, requirements, and practices applicable to both major and less-than-major system acquisition programs during the defense system life cy- cle. The course begins with a basic overview of the system life cycle process and the system engineering process, and a fundamental discussion of the role that ILS plays in these two processes. It continues with lessons on ILS considerations and activities during the RDT&E phases of the system life cycle;during the transition to production; during fielding and deployment; and duringthe post-production (operation and support) phase. Compendium-type presentations cover ILS-related subjects, such as life cyclecosting; reliability-maintainability-availability; the logistics support anal- ysis process; logistics-relevant tests and evaluations; logistics modeling; Computer Aided Logistics Support (CALS) and other emerging ILS-relevant tech nologies. Selected guest lecturers from Government and industry discuss "real-world" examples of DoD programs and policies. Special experience-based case studies offer the student an opportunity to address weapons-system logistics problems and devise both theoretical and pragmatic solutions.
ADV RADAR AIR TRAF CONTROL To provide selected Air Traffic Control personnel with advanced knowledge in airspace management, navigational equipment, basic knowledge in Terminal Instrument Approach Procedures (TERPS) and the technical knowledge and practical application of procedures used at various control positions of a Radar Air Traffic Control Facility. This course of instruction, followed by the required training at a facility, will lead to an Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) Rating.
ADV SHPBD F/F The Advanced Shipboard Firefighting course is designed to train supervisory fire party personnel in advanced techniques in fire fighting and proper management of on-scene personnel.
ADV TOPOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS This course provides personnel with a knowledge of topographic project planning, manual and computerized cartographic and terrain analysis applications, production management methods, systems administration, and equipment and software considerations. Students use remotely sensed imagery (RSI) and geographic information systems (GIS) software to produce tactical decision aids (TDAs) for the maneuver commander. For Army students, this course is the technical track of the Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (BNCOC) within the NCO Education System (NCOES).
ADVANCED ENGLISH LANG PGM ADVANCED ENGLISH LANG PGM
ADVANCED ENGLISH LANG. PGM Designed for students who need to improve their language skills, with an emphasis on speaking and writing.
ADVANCED INSTRUMENT SCHOOL Non-flying course of instruction in instrument procedures and techniques. Qualifies pilots as instrument ground school instructors and provides unit experts to commanders on matters affecting instrument training and procedures. Consists of precourse study, extensive academics, and various simulator profiles.
ADVANCED MANAGEMENT PROG A study of the elements of IRM from the perspective of the senior IRM official. The information resources and policy component of the AMP is concerned with the theory, principles, and practice of IRM, and their application in the current management environment.
ADVANCED PRIME MOVERS - This course teaches students the skills and knowledge needed to perform checks, service inspections, troubleshooting, advanced maintenance upkeep, tune-ups and repair on Gasoline, Diesel, and Gas Turbine Engines that are used in AGE equipment Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ADVANCED SUPPLY MANAGEMENT Provides training for Air Force supply officers and senior enlisted personnel in the knowledge and skills needed to perform duties of a supply manager in the Air Force supply system. Includes development of supply policy and enhancements, systems management, stockage and retention policy, resource management, mission support and weapon system management, wartime/contingency planning, manpower and personnel, facilities management, fuels management, supply studies and analysis, and future directions of the Air Force supply system. AERIAL DELIVERY & MAT OFF Leadership, supervision, and management skills required for inspecting, packing, rigging, recovering, storing, and maintaining air item equipment.
AEROMEDICAL APPRENTICE Prerequisites: Civilians performing duties in physical examinations and standards and flight medicine must send one copy of their current AF Form 1378, Civilian Personnel Position Description, to HQ USAFSAM/EC for approval to attend the course. ECL 80 SA.
AEROMEDICAL/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
AEROS. GRD EQUIP (MUN HND) Course no longer offered. Contact Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron for expired course descriptions.
AEROSP PROP APR (T/T ENG) Primarily uses T56-A-7A and support equipment to teach operation, removal, disassembly, inspection, repair, test and installation of hydraulically operated propellers, controls, and accessories. Operating principles, engine change, adjustments and conditioning of turboprop engine and systems. Disassembly, inspection, repair, and assembly of turboprop engine. Emphasis in ground safety practices, associated ground support equipment, electrical fundamentals, technical publications, and familiarization with organizational and intermediate maintenance, maintenance forms, and maintenance documentation, and man-hour accounting as applicable to engine and propeller maintenance. Special Requirements: Safety-toed shoes.
AEROSPACE GRD EQ TECHN Diagnosis of unusual malfunctions and determination of proper maintenance procedures to correct such malfunctions; perform difficult repair of aircraft ground support equipment, such as diesel engines, diesel and turbine driven generator sets, equipment coolers (air-conditioners), air compressors, heaters, hydraulic test stands, gas turbine compressors, bomblifts, and load banks; and operate related diagnostic and test equipment. This course is designed to train AGE technicians SSgt and above.
AEROSPACE GRD EQUIP APR Course is principally centered on and designed for training personnel to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair aerospace ground equipment systems in an on-equipment environment, in support of aircraft maintenance and operations. Specific training includes electrical/electronic principles, basic system theory of operation, system components, component removal and installation, system operation, introduction to maintenance concepts, inspection and maintenance systems; core automated maintenance systems (CAMS), supply discipline, general flight line maintenance practices, use of technical publications, common handtools, special electrical/test equipment, maintenance documentation, forms, and equipment familiarization and use, soldering techniques, hardware, safety wiring, foreign object damage (FOD) prevention, corrosion control, safety as it applies to the AGE Air Force specialty code (AFSC), career progression, security, hazardous materials and waste handling. Also included in specific training are charging and starting systems, hands-on troubleshooting and correcting malfunctions of gas turbine compressor/diesel generator sets, motor generator sets, light carts, air cycle machines, air-conditioners, hydraulic test stands, bomb lifts, diesel engines, heaters, air compressors, electric motors, load banks, and various subsystems of each, nonpowered equipment, wheel and tire maintenance, and procedures for capturing chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) on flight line air-conditioners, and DoD Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refrigeration certification. Task certification on service inspections and operational checks will be performed on diesel/gas turbine compressor generators, air compressors, air-conditioners, bomb lifts, hydraulic test stands, heaters, and light carts; load check of the diesel generators, starting/charging systems checks, and wheel and tire maintenance. Special Requirements: Protective foot wear (safety-toed shoes). All prior service, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard will report for duty (school) with safety-toed shoes.
AEROSPACE GRND EQUIP (AGE) This course provides selected airmen with the necessary training to perform checks, service inspection, troubleshooting, general maintenance upkeep, and minor repair of powered support equipment, in a safe and productive manner. Specialty Description - (a) Air-Cooled and Diesel Engines - Identify and explain the purpose and function of internal and external air-cooled engine components. Perform operation, troubleshooting, service inspection, and minor repair on fuel and electrical system components. Interpret and perform engine cylinder compression and magneto-to-engine timing test. (b) AC and DC Electric Generator Systems - Identify, locate and explain the function of major DC components on the Hobart. Troubleshoot and repair DC systems. Identify and troubleshoot battery charging circuit and components. Identify, locate and explain the function of major AC components. Troubleshoot AC system using wiring schematics. Use the load bank to determine serviceability of the Hobart, and gas turbine compressor (GTC) generators AC and DC systems. (c) High and Low Air Pressure Compressors - Identify and explain location and function of major components in high and low pressure air compressor and troubleshoot malfunctions in both high and low air pressure systems. Adjust pressure regulator and pressure valves, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in air flow and electrical systems. Adjust compressor clutch assembly and conduct pre-operation inspections. (d) Hydraulics - Identify and explain the function of major components on a basic hydraulic system. Identify, locate and explain the function of major components on the MT-1-1 hydraulic test stand. Perform pre-operation inspection and operate the MJ-1-1 hydraulic test stand, bomblift. Block I - Fundamentals (48 hours) - A brief explanation of pertinent IAAFA policies and procedures, and instruction on effective study habits, ground safety, and technical orders. Students will also be taught the use and care of hand tools, torque wrenches, safety wiring and soldering techniques. Block II - Basic Electricity (53 hours) - Basic principles of electricity and atomic structure, electrical symbols, principles of voltage, current and resistance, Ohm's Law, how to read resistors and use of the multimeter. Students will apply this knowledge to troubleshoot a basic electric circuit. The student will be taught to interpret wiring diagrams and magnetic principles, direct current (DC) generator principles, and alternating current (AC) generator principles, AC and DC motors. Block III - Motors: Packette and Diesel (63 hours) - The PE 150-6 Packette engine and the Hobart 4-71 diesel engine. Component function, description, and operational fundamentals of the engine will be taught in detail. In addition, the student will be taught the operational fundamentals, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques of the fuel, lubrication, cooling, electric starting, and ignition systems. They will also learn how to time the magneto to the engine and to perform a cylinder compression test. Block IV - Gas Turbine Compressor Generator (60 hours) - Gas turbine compressor generator set capabilities, service inspection, and how to test it on the load bank. The student will also be taught component location, functions, electric schematic diagrams and troubleshooting. Block V - Hobart Generator Set (42 hours) - Hobart generator set capabilities, service inspection, and how to test it on the load bank. The student will also be taught component location, functions, electric schematic diagrams and troubleshooting. Block VI - Compressor: MC-1A and MC-2A (60 hours) - Principles of basic piston compressors. The description and function of components will be given, air flow diagrams and the oil flow of the MC-24 low pressure air compressor will be taught. Furthermore, the student will be given instruction on the MC-1A high pressure air compressor, description and capabilities, pre-operational inspections and operation that include safety valves, air flow and air cooler, clutch adjustment and purpose. Wiring diagrams and troubleshooting procedures are also part of this instruction block. Block VII - Hydraulic Test Stand MJ-1-1 (53 hours) - Basic hydraulic principles and a basic hydraulic system. Students will be taught the fluid-flow diagram and how to inspect the system. Instruction will also be given on the MJ-1-1 hydraulic test stand, function of components, pre-operation inspection and operation, and electrical diagram. Block VIII - Bomb Lift (42 hours) - Operation and servicing of the MJ-1A bomblift, the prime mover and transmission, hydraulic fluid flow and electrical diagram. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AEROSPACE MEDICINE PRIMARY Trains medical officers to perform duties as flight surgeons and to accomplish the objectives of the USAF Aerospace Medicine Program. Provides the student with the knowledge and skills required for the treatment and proper administrative disposition of aircrew members and for assuming the responsibilities of a general preventive medical member of the bioenvironmental engineering, occupational medicine, and military public health teams. Includes review of the clinical medical topics important in aerospace medicine; i.e., otolaryngology, audiology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, neurology, psychiatry, etc., with emphasis on particular applications of these specialty areas in aerospace medicine; instruction and experience in the physiology of altitude and acceleration; employment of survival/life support principles and equipment; instruction in aircraft accident investigation; the administrative requirements of aeromedical services and in the application of physical standards to the patient population for which the flight surgeon is responsible. Orientation to flying in a current inventory trainer aircraft and training in the human centrifuge are also provided when equipment is available.
AEROSPACE PHYSIOLOGY(SATP) Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
AGE OPERATION/* FAMILIARIZATION AH-1 FLIGHT SIMULATOR AH-1 FLIGHT SIMULATOR at Indiantown Gap, PA.
AH-64 MAINT TP--W/FLY To provide training on the AH-64 Maintenance troubleshooting and test flight procedures.
AIC NTDS QUAL PURPOSE: To train selected senior enlisted personnel in the duties, responsibilities, and skills required of Combat Air Intercept Controllers, especially to: analyze and transmit to the interceptor aircrew the necessary tactical information required to perform their mission in both the combat and training environments in accordance with current fleet doctrine and directives; advise command during the planning stages of anti-air warfare on the capabilities, limitations, and employment of current U.S. and threat aircraft and associated weapon systems in accordance with current tactical manuals and threat intelligence; and, inform command of mission progress and aircraft status on a continuing basis using standard Navy phraseology and appropriate brevity codewords.
AID POSITIONING This course trains enlisted personnel (E-4 to E-9) to serve in aid positioning-responsible billets afloat, District staffs, and on aids to navigation teams. The training consists of classroom lectures and practical exercises covering, use of the Automated Aid Positioning System (AAPS) software, determining accuracy classifications, evaluating fix results, using the Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS), and computer use and maintenance.
AIDS TO NAV OFFICER BASIC This course provides commissioned officers (O-1 through O-3), warrant officers, and civilians with entry level training in aids to navigation. The training consists of classroom lectures and practical exercises including the proper operations and maintenance of selected equipment, buoy deck equipment and operations, aid positioning, legal case studies, waterway analysis and management, ATON administration, and case studies of selected unit mishaps.
AIR ASSAULT COURSE The course teaches Air Assaullt skills, techniques, and procedures, and qualifies soldiers for the Air Assault Qualification badge. The proponent is ACofS, GS/DOT.
AIR ASSAULT COURSE-WESTCOM AIR COMD & STAFF COLLEGE ACSC educates mid-career officers to lead in developing, advancing, and applying air and space power in peace and war. The college's resident curriculum emphasizes the analytical and practical tools students will need as future military leaders. This book-based curriculum explores the works of many great thinkers and strategists - military and civilian. The students begin their studies by addressing the large conceptual issues of air campaigning and end with a practicum allowing the students to apply their knowledge of air and space power in a practical application. This challenging educational environment is enhanced by advanced technology including a combat applications facility which provides students an understanding of space capabilities. Also, a demanding research program fosters teamwork and team building between faculty and students and between students. The faculty helps students reach new levels of creative, analytical thought and a deeper understanding of the requisites of command and the application of air and space power. The core curriculum addresses joint operations from the Air Force perspective in support of Phase I of the Program for Joint Education (PJE).
AIR DEF ARTY OFF ADV Topics of leadership and ethics, orientation on the array of ADA weapon systems, preparing for war, preparation for battery commander and battalion staff duties, war fighting skills integrating how-to-fight, SHORAD/HAWK/PATRIOT, combined arms, NBC, and threat presented in conference and small group instruction modes.
AIR DEPLOYMENT PLANNING Instruction for personnel on the responsibilities of unit air movements; strategic airlift operations overview; automated air movement documentation systems; hazardous cargo by air; planning operations and manifesting; preparation of equipment and personnel; 463L pallet cargo system; weighing, marking, and determining C/B of cargo; joint inspection; loading and restraint fundamentals; A/DACG procedures; aircraft characteristics and limitations; marshalling and staging procedures; planning and preparing airlift documentation; civil reserve air fleet; marshalling safety; aircraft configurations; unit air movements planning; and air loadout exercise.
AIR INTELLIGENCE This course trains personnel who will perform or assist in the performance of air intelligence analysis duties. The various lectures/discussions are coupled with individual and group presentations and exercises to prepare the students for operational intelligence. Block I - Principles of Intelligence (63 hours) - Students will learn the functions of an operational air intelligence organization to include: establishing the requirements for security, discussing basic Air Force missions within each unit, learning the intelligence process and the intelligence structure or organization; and learning to conduct a wide variety of intelligence briefings. Students will learn the framework of establishing an operational intelligence office.
Block II - Intelligence Skills (55 hours) - Students will learn some basic computer skills necessary to perform their intelligence duties. They will learn to recognize aerospace, ground, naval, air defense weapon systems, and learn to brief intelligence analysis from a variety of intelligence reports.
Numerous exercises using these skills will prepare them for various intelligence tasks needed when conducting war scenarios. Block III - Maps, Charts, Geodesy, Order of Battle (66 hours) - This phase instructs the students on order-of- battle preparation by discussing symbology and having the students build complete order-of-battle displays. Students will learn to analyze common general trends in order-of-battle tracking essential in the support of intelligence operations. They will read and plot geographic coordinates, geographic reference coordinates, an universal transverse macerator coordinates. Exercises using coordinates, distance and direction, universal mean time, and military symbology. Block IV - Combat Intelligence Operations (92 hours) - In this phase they discuss the duties and responsibilities of an intelligence officer to include mission planning, targeting process, target analysis/applications, penetration analysis, threat assessment, combat folder preparations, survival evasion, resistance and escape, and search and rescue in both peacetime and wartime. Specific combat briefings, intelligence training and the intelligence estimate are conducted. The final topic will be for students to organize themselves into a cohesive intelligence unit performing their intelligence duties during a scenario for a contingency exercise. They will use the order-of-battle material previously generated and exercise messages from higher headquarters, thus consolidating all the skills learned throughout the course. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTRL AC A1 To provide selected Navy enlisted and Marine Corps aviation enlisted and officer personnel with the basic tower and radar control knowledge to meet the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for certification and the technical knowledge which, when followed by the appropriate practical application and experience, will lead to the fulfillment of the technical requirements at the apprentice entry level for the air AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL OFF Procedures and skills involved in the operation of air traffic control facilities, aircraft recognition and performance, air navigation aids, weather, air traffic rules, communications procedures, ternimal VFR procedures and operations and terminal approach control procedures and operations.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL OPER Aviation weather, air navigational aids, flight information publications, communications procedures, flight assistance service, flight regulations, aircraft characteristics, airport control tower operations, and radar approach control operations. Special Requirements: Before a student is approved for training, a completed SF 88 must be certified and returned by the appropriate MAJCOM SGPA to confirm the individual is medically qualified for air traffic control (ATC) duties. Before students in retraining status depart their home base TDY, the losing MPF must ensure the student has a current, certified ATC physical. Any physical that has expired or will expire within 5 months of the scheduled class date must be updated by the home base flight medicine office. Admin Instructions: TDY students must hand-carry a completed SF 88 and their medical records to the Keesler Flight Medicine Office. The Keesler Flight Medicine Office will determine the status of the student's ATC physical.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
AIR WAR COLLEGE Focus is on developing senior officers who are able to think strategically, critically, and analytically. In doing so, the College will better prepare these officers to deal with both current and future environments as they relate to the effective employment of air and space forces--with emphasis on joint and combined operations--in support of US national security interests. The overarching areas of leadership, airpower, strategy, and joint operations guide instructional blocks dealing with, for example: conflict and change, and what drives nations to make war or peace; military history, doctrine, strategy, and airpower, and their tie to the evolution of war and operations other than war; national and international security issues and relationships, and the strategic policy decision-making processes used to address such issues; the effective employment of an integrated joint forces team to bring the military arm of national power to bear in winning our nation's wars; and the moral and ethical implications and accountability required of leadership to responsibly and effectively lead large and complex organizations in the dynamic, strategic environment of today and tomorrow. Elective studies and regional field studies are a large part of the curriculum and are student tailored to cover areas of high interest and importance to future senior leaders. The curriculum meets requirements and guidelines for Phase I Joint Professional Military Education (JPME). Active duty Air Force and other US military service officers as well as officers of the Guard and Reserve forces, select international officers, and civilians from US government departments and agencies may attend.
AIR WPNS CONT MANUAL(SATP) Background training for SATP international trainees who will perform duties as entry level weapons controllers, AFSC-13B1. Includes subjects designed to qualify graduates to solve the air mass problem, direct aircraft conducting air defensive and tactical missions, plan and coordinate aircraft control and warning activities, direct AC&W personnel, interact with other aircraft control agencies, understand the principles of radar and ECM/ECCM, and be familiar with organization of typical weapons control systems. The medium used to provide aircraft control practice is by computerized simulation in the semi-automated environment. Graduates are qualified to perform as entry level air weapons controllers, AFSC-13B1D. Indoctrination in the specific system of their assignment is provided through additional formal training and OJT. AIRBORNE Don and adjust the main and reserve parachutes and individual parachutist equipment; respond to jump commands inside an aircraft; control the body after jumping from an aircraft until parachute opening shock; control the parachute during descent; execute a parachute landing fall; control parachute on landing; make five parachute jumps.
AIRBORNE TRNG Don and adjust the main and reserve parachutes and individual parachutist equipment; respond to jump commands inside an aircraft; control the body after jumping from an aircraft until parachute opening shock; control the parachute during descent; execute a parachute landing fall; control parachute on landing; make five parachute jumps.
AIRCRAFT ARMT/MSL SYS RPR Provides the student with the mechanical, electrical, and electronic skills and knowledge necessary to maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair aircraft weapon systems, components, and fire control systems and components. Removes and installs weapon systems and subsystems and fire control systems, subsystems, and components. Performs maintenance, safing, loading, and unloading of rocket systems, missile systems, and turret system to include boresighting. Removes, installs, maintains, and boresights sight subassemblies. Selects and uses common, support equipment required for weapon systems maintenance, safety practices, and procedures to include the Army maintenance management system forms and records.
AIRCRAFT ELECTRIC-SPANISH Based on tasks that are specified for Skill Level I training; also covers subjects (Not included in the trainer's guide) considered necessar;y for student understanding and proficiency in Electrical Repair and Troubleshooting.
AIRCRAFT ELECTRICIAN Provides instructions for repair personnel of aircraft electrical systems which cover maintenance, basic electronics training, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of aircraft electrical systems. AIRCRAFT MAINT/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE OFF Management and supervision of aircraft maintenance and munitions activities; principles and concepts of management; personnel; publications; supply; aircraft and munitions forms; maintenance procedures; AFOSH; management information systems, Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS); Munitions Operations and Combat Ammunition System (CAS); principles of flight; aircraft structures; weight and balance, propulsion; and related operating support systems and equipment; conventional and nuclear weapons principles, types, safety, and security; production, planning, and problem solving. AIRCRAFT STRUCTURE REPAIR Maintenance, repair, and fabrication of aircraft structural members, sheet metal, stress panels, fiberglass, and helicopter rotor blades; identification, usage and maintenance of common, special and precision tools.
AIRCRAFT TECHNICIAN CRS Course Objective - This course teaches the student how to inspect, repair, maintain and service the basic and related equipment of fighter aircraft. Specialty Description - (a) Inspect, Service, Functionally Check Basic Systems, and Perform Preventive Maintenance on Fighter Aircraft and Related Equipment - Perform preflight, thruflight, postflight, phase, periodic, and required inspections of fighter aircraft structures, electrical, utility, pneudraulic, landing gear, flight control, instrumentation, fuel, and propulsion systems. Understand, observe, and apply personal and aircraft ground safety, interpret applicable publications, use tools and special equipment for respective fighter aircraft. (b) Service, Repair, and Maintain Fighter Aircraft Basic Systems and Related Equipment - Understand forms' annotations, interpret technical orders, perform limited troubleshooting and determine system malfunctions to indicate corrective actions, comply with maintenance requirements and ground operational check of basic system, utility, pneudraulics, landing gear, flight control, instrumentation fuel, propulsion, oxygen, pressurization systems and auxiliary equipment, and ground-handling of fighter aircraft. Block I - Familiarization (33 hours) - Course orientation, ground safety, technical orders, aircraft maintenance forms, type of aircraft maintenance, and aircraft maintenance and inspection. Block II - Aircraft General (60 hours) - Hand tools and special tools, aircraft hardware, introduction to aircraft, ground handing, principles and operation of the ground support equipment, and corrosion control Block III - Electrical System (42 hours) - Basic electricity, direct and alternating current electrical systems, aircraft lighting system, fire and overheat warning system, and performing operational checks of the aircraft electrical system. Block IV - Utility Systems (48 hours) - Air conditioning and pressurization system, anti-icing and de-icing system, oxygen system, and inspection procedures of the utility system. Block V - Pneudraulics System (54 hours) - Basic pneudraulics system, aircraft landing gear system, inspection and servicing procedures of the aircraft wheel and tire assembly, and removal and installation procedures of the aircraft brake assembly. Block VI - Flight Control System (42 hours) - Theory and principles of flight, flight control surfaces, flight control systems, and basic rigging procedures. Block VII - Fuel System (60 hours) - Generalities of the fuel system, and the inspection and maintenance procedures of the fuel system. Block VIII - Fighter Engine Systems (81 hours) - Generalities of the jet engine, subsystems and component locations. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AIRFIELD MANAGEMENT APR Provides initial training for personnel entering the airfield management career field. Personnel are provided basic skills and knowledge in flight information publications, air operations support, designations of airspace, navigational aids, general flight rules, airfield safety, lighting, markings, inspections, maintenance, hazards, emergency actions, flight planning, passenger processing, communications systems, notice to airmen, weather report interpretation and dissemination, civil aircraft use of Air Force installations, and flight line driving.
AIRFRAME REPAIR This course teaches students to repair, modify, and fabricate aircraft metal components and assemblies at the apprentice level. Specialty Description - (a) Fabricate Aircraft and Related Sheet Metal Parts and Assemblies - Make layouts on sheet metal for parts fabrication in accordance with instructions from applicable technical orders. Cut and trim metal parts using snips, powered and non-powered shears and saws. Drill and punch holes using hand and pneumatic drills, drill presses, and rotary punches. Form sheet-metal parts using bending, shrinking, and stretching machines and hand-forming techniques. Assemble and fasten parts using solid and blind rivets, and special fasteners. (b) Repair and Modify Aircraft Metal Structures - Inspect aircraft metal structures to determine repair procedures necessary to restore original strength and contour. Repair damaged aircraft structure. Remove and/or replace aircraft structural parts for repair or modification. Modify aircraft structured parts as specified by technical orders. (c) Special Composition Aircraft Structures - Identify and inspect plastic, fiberglass, honeycomb, and composite bonded structures. (d) Special Aircraft Hardware - Install specialty fasteners such as "turnlock" fasteners. Determine working length, cuts, swage terminals, and test aircraft control cables, cut to length, bond and install fittings on aircraft non-flexible pneudraulic tubing. (e) Aircraft Battle Damage Repair - Perform basic aircraft battle damage assessment and repair procedures, perform assessment and basic repairs on composite structures to include boron and graphite and set up an operational work area for ABDR. Block I - Airframe Repair Fundamentals (91 hours) - Familiarization with course content and policies. Lessons on handtools, flat pattern layouts, metal layouts, non-powered cutting, bending sharp bends and bending radius bends. Block II - Forming and Hand Riveting Aircraft Parts (91 hours) - Power cutting, hand forming, machine forming aircraft control surface balancing, rivet identification, technical orders, rivet pattern layouts, hole preparation and hand riveting. Block III - General Structural Repairs (99 hours) - Pneumatic drilling, countersinking and dimpling, pneumatic riveting, sealed skin repair, combination substructure and skin repair. Block IV - Specialized Repairs (78 hours) - Special fasteners, cable assemblies, aircraft tubing assemblies, repair of fiberglass components, and repair of metal bonded honeycomb components. Block V - Aircraft Battle Damage Repair (ABDR) (61 hours) - ABDR orientation, ABDR categories and terms, ABDR structural repair, ABDR electrical repairs, ABDR mechanical repairs, ABDR pneudraulic repairs, ABDR fuel repairs, final repair, ABDR assessment orientation, ABDR assessment and repair adequacy assessment. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AIRFRAME STRUCTURAL REPAIR This course teaches students to repair, modify, and fabricate aircraft metal components and assemblies at the apprentice level. Specialty Description - (a) Fabricate Aircraft and Related Sheet Metal Parts and Assemblies - Make layouts on sheet metal for parts fabrication in accordance with instructions from applicable technical orders. Cut and trim metal parts using snips, powered and non-powered shears and saws. Drill and punch holes using hand and pneumatic drills, drill presses, and rotary punches. Form sheet-metal parts using bending, shrinking, and stretching machines and hand-forming techniques. Assemble and fasten parts using solid and blind rivets, and special fasteners. (b) Repair and Modify Aircraft Metal Structures - Inspect aircraft metal structures to determine repair procedures necessary to restore original strength and contour. Repair damaged aircraft structure. Remove and/or replace aircraft structural parts for repair or modification. Modify aircraft structured parts as specified by technical orders. (c) Special Composition Aircraft Structures - Identify and inspect plastic, fiberglass, honeycomb, and composite bonded structures. (d) Special Aircraft Hardware - Install specialty fasteners such as "turnlock" fasteners. Determine working length, cuts, swage terminals, and test aircraft control cables, cut to length, bond and install fittings on aircraft non-flexible pneudraulic tubing. (e) Aircraft Battle Damage Repair - Perform basic aircraft battle damage assessment and repair procedures, perform assessment and basic repairs on composite structures to include boron and graphite and set up an operational work area for ABDR. Block I - Airframe Repair Fundamentals (91 hours) - Familiarization with course content and policies. Lessons on handtools, flat pattern layouts, metal layouts, non-powered cutting, bending sharp bends and bending radius bends. Block II - Forming and Hand Riveting Aircraft Parts (91 hours) - Power cutting, hand forming, machine forming aircraft control surface balancing, rivet identification, technical orders, rivet pattern layouts, hole preparation and hand riveting. Block III - General Structural Repairs (99 hours) - Pneumatic drilling, countersinking and dimpling, pneumatic riveting, sealed skin repair, combination substructure and skin repair. Block IV - Specialized Repairs (78 hours) - Special fasteners, cable assemblies, aircraft tubing assemblies, repair of fiberglass components, and repair of metal bonded honeycomb components. Block V - Aircraft Battle Damage Repair (ABDR) (61 hours) - ABDR orientation, ABDR categories and terms, ABDR structural repair, ABDR electrical repairs, ABDR mechanical repairs, ABDR pneudraulic repairs, ABDR fuel repairs, final repair, ABDR assessment orientation, ABDR assessment and repair adequacy assessment. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
ALC ALP SCHOLARSHIP This MASL is established for students who receive an AF ALP Scholarship and is used for funding purposes only. Basically, training is the same as MASL D177008, D177009, or D177026. All students will complete aviation SET; students who do not have their required ECL must attend General English; students who do not have their required OPI must attend the OPSAV course.
ALC FOR EXPER INSTRS This course is designed for experienced instructors who have not previously attended the BALIC. The course will provide an in-depth review and will explanation of the ALC materials. Innovative teaching strategies in the ALC will be closely examined and practiced through peer teaching. The course will also introduce the students to a broad spectrum of American culture, including history, government, social institutions, the arts, and manners and moves, through a series of seminars which they will lead themselves. These seminars will afford them extensive opportunities to improve their English. Cultural tours, which support the themes and functions in the ALC, are included in the design of the course. In addition, a number of videotaped teaching demonstrations of DLIELC instructors using the new materials, as well as a number of scheduled visits to DLIELC classrooms, will provide the students with the opportunity to see the materials in action. ALLIED OFF PREP-INF OAC U.S. Army organization and operations; staff organization and procedures; operation order; U.S. military organization and graphic representation; map reading; effective writing and speaking; legal subjects; medical subjects; weapons.
AMEDD NCO BASIC Provides selected AMEDD Non-Commissioned Officers with the skills and knowledge to: perform duties appropriate to the rank of SSG; apply relevant principles, concepts, and techniques of resource management to resolve problems normally encountered at that level.
AMEDD NCO(B) (NCOES) The MOS-specific portion of the course trains veterinary food inspection NCOs to provide quality leadership in the management of food products, budgets, workload, personnel, and logistical resources.
AMEDD OBC ALL CORPS (AN) To provide performance-oriented training to newly commissioned AMEDD officers in the following corps: AMSC, ANC, DC, MC, MSC, and VC. A core course covering Army Military Qualification Standards (MQS) II (Lieutenant's) tasks and AMEDD corps specific tasks, and a track phase for AOC-specific training. This course will provide the newly commissioned AMEDD officer with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to effectively function in an AMEDD unit.
AMEDD OBC ALL CORPS (MS) The AMEDD Officer Basic Course (OAC) provides general and specific basic military education level training for AMEDD officers.
AMEDD OFF BASIC (MS) 67 The AMEDD Officer Basic Course (OAC) provides general and specific basic military education level training for AMEDD officers.
AMEDD OFF CLIN HEAD NURSE To prepare Army Nurse Corps officers and Department of the Army civilian registered nurses to function in mid-level leadership and management positions in AMEDD facilities and activities. This course provides executive skills content with emphasis on personal leadership skills development; defining organizational milieu; and decision-making methods which facilitate efficient and effective management of personnel logistics, training and fiscal management.
AMEDD OFFICER ADVANCED The AMEDD Officer Advanced Course (OAC) provides general and specific advanced military education level (MEL) 6 training. AMERICAN LANGUAGE COURSE This course is variable in length (minimum 10 weeks), includes SET, and may be scheduled to start on any week.
AMERICAN LANGUAGE CRS Navy MASL used to program DLI ELT AMMO DEMILITARIZATION This course provides training for ammunition personnel in the various methods, procedures, and techniques of performing ammunition demilitarization. Course curriculum provides current technical procedures and safety requirements for demilitarization and/or disposal of ammunition and explosives. Emphasis is placedon procedures required for open burning and detonation. Students are introduced to the emerging technologies for resource recovery and recycling. This course includes a live explosives exercise in which each student will conduct setup and detonation using both the electric and nonelectric methods on the demolition range. Training is also provided on the changing impact of environmental requirements and decontamination methods.
AMMO QUALITY SYSTEMS This course provides training to ammunition personnel in the theories and practical applications of evaluating the quality of ammunition through the use of process control techniques and acceptance sampling procedures necessary for effective management of an ammunition quality program. Course content includes instruction in probability theory, descriptive and inductive statistics, control charting theory and techniques, mathematical basis of acceptance sampling, practical application of MIL-STDS 105E, 414, 1235C, and total quality management, with emphasis on statistical process control.
AMMO SPEC BNCOC W/O NCO Basic leadership skills and military subjects required by the section/squad leader to train and lead in the AirLand Battle environment. Ammunition compatibility and quantity distance standards, ammunition storage, rewarehousing, segregation operations and safe handling procedures. SAAS-DAO to include providing the student with a series of realistic situations and problems by placing them in an SAAS-1/3 environment performing operational tasks (collecting, processing and editing data), functional routines, and producing reports normally encountered on the job at the corps Materiel Management Center. Exercise SAAS-1/3 interfaces with SAAS-1/3 and SAAS-4. Also, SAAS-1/3 procedures to include the use of SAAS-1/3 software loaded on DAS-3 equipment to process transactions necessary to manage ammunition assets at a theater or corps SAAS-1/3. Decentralized Automated Service Support System DAS-3/Standard Army Ammunition System Level 1 and 3 SAAS-1/3, and Tactical Army Combat Service Support Computer equipment associated with the Standard Army Ammunition System, related duties as they are associated with stock control and accounting, and Corps/Theater Automatic Data Processing Service Center Phase II. Inspection procedures needed to identify, detect, decontaminate, report and inspect chemical ammunition. Select and don appropriate levels of protective equipment and clothing. Skills and knowledge of the procedures necessary to conduct inspections of munitions, small missiles, use/maintain precision measuring instruments.
AMMO STORAGE This course is designed to provide basic information and training in the use and application of governing regulations and procedures for safety and security of ammunition and explosives in storage. The training includes principles in ammunition storage, explosives safety standards (ESS), types of storage facilities and safety requirements for ammunition storage operations. Also included is the study of the appropriate regulations, publications, ammunition storage drawings, depot modernization program and future storage requirements. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps storage procedures are discussed as they apply to the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition (SMCA).
AMMO SUPPLY This course is designed to expand the understanding of basic level ammunition supply procedures for enrollees. It also provides a comprehensive overview of ammunition supply systems and organizations associated with the requisition and issue, asset reporting, item management and various other aspects of ammunition supply. Students will be taught the relationship of ammunition supply to other functions, i.e., inventory, storage, production, procurement, maintenance, and disposal. They will gain an understanding of the features, similarities, and differences between retail and wholesale supply procedures. The computation of material requirements, distribution, the management of assets, and worldwide status reporting requirements are also included in this course.
AMMO TECH WO BASIC Conventional ammunition, storage operations, Standard Army Ammunition System (SAAS) level one, three, four, and Division Ammunition Office (DAO)operations, Logistics Applications of Automated Marking and Reading Symbols (LOGMARS), and Training Ammunition Management System (TAMIS).
AMMUNITION LIFE CYCLE MGT This course provides a basic knowledge of the concepts of life cycle management as applied to ammunition. Course content contains an introduction to the concepts of logistics management with emphasis in the ammunition area. Also provided is an overview of logistics concepts, the ammunition life cycle, and the integrated logistic support of ammunition.
AMMUNITION SPECIALIST Perform identification of ammunition, fire and chemical hazard symbol identification, ammunition publications, destruction of unserviceable ammunition, ammunition issue, receipt, storage, handling, rewarehousing, transportation, and inventory operations.
AMPHIB PLAN SR OFF-INTL To provide senior international officers with an understanding of joint Navy/Marine Amphibious force concepts and procedures required for planning an amphibious operation. The course includes introductory instruction in both naval and landing force amphibious organizations, doctrine, equipment, tactics, communications, employment of supporting arms and logistical support of an amphibious operation. Follow-on instruction is then provided in joint naval/landing force amphibious planning concepts and procedures and culminates with students developing an amphibious plan in support of a major amphibious operation.
AMPHIB WARFARE INDOC To provide a comprehensive indoctrination in amphibious operations, to include planning, ship-to-shore movement, supporting arms, tactical air, and landing force organization and functions in order to prepare officers and selected U.S. Armed Forces enlisted personnel E-5 through E-9 to carry out shipboard and staff assignments adequately and with comprehension of purpose.
AMPHIB WARFARE SCHOOL USMC Provides intermediate level professional education for Marine captains to prepare them for duties through the grade of lieutenant colonel with emphasis on command and staff duties at battalion/squadron level and staff duties at regiment/group and Marine amphibious brigade level. Scope: 1. The course encompasses instruction in staff organization, responsibilities, and functions to the level of the Marine amphibious brigade. Limited instruction is provided at the division/aircraft wing and other higher command levels as is necessary to ensure a working knowledge of command relationships and interstaff coordination responsibilities. Instruction also encompasses the organization, mission, and functions of non-FMF organizations at appropriate command levels in order to prepare graduates professionally for non-FMF, as well as FMF assignments. 2. The course stresses operations by the Marine air/ground team with primary emphasis on the doctrine, techniques, and tactics related to the planning for and conduct of amphibious operations and tactical operations ashore. Included is instruction concerning support provided by the Navy in the conduct of amphibious operations, to include command relationships and interstaff coordination requirements. 3. The course includes instruction in leadership and military management techniques and principles; human relations training; problem solving and decision making; computer use and applications; counterinsurgency operations; employment of nuclear and chemical weapons; defense against biological warfare; and other matters of national, international, and military-political significance. 4. Course instruction methodology includes lecture and programmed text techniques, individual and group applications, command post exercises, seminars and conferences, individual research, writing and presentation requirements, guest lectures, and required readings and book discussions.
AN/TPS-63 REPAIR Provides technical instruction on the AN/TPS-63 radar set, ancillary equipment and associated equipment organic to ground elements of Fleet Marine Force Aviation units. This course teaches the necessary knowledge and skills to perform as an Aviation Radar Repairer. Areas covered include installation, testing, adjustment and organizational maintenance on: AN/TPS-63 Radar Set and ancillary equipment -- AN/UYQ-27 Situation Display Console, Extended Range Processor, Digital Target Extractor. Instruction encompasses the overall concept of operation, assembly and disassembly, operational adjustments, the use of built-in status devices and special tools, and the interrelation of subassemblies and circuitry peculiar to the AIMS equipment, AN/TPS-63 Radar Set and associated equipment. It includes corrective and preventive maintenance, reading and interpretation of schematics, logic diagrams, servicing block diagrams, flow charts, and maintenance publications.
AN/TSQ-73 CMD & CTR OFF The AN/TSQ-73 command and control officer (non-U.S.) course is designed to provide the allied officer with a general and functional theory of operation, performance of operational checks, fault isolation and maintenance management functions.
AN/URA-17(G) Communication training on the AN/URA-17(G).
ANTITERRORISM INSTR QUAL Terrorism and terrorist operations; individual protective measures; hostage survival techniques; and terrorist surveillance detection.
APG CREW CHIEF ACAD #1 Not a valid course - MASL created to track contractor-provided training.
APPR ELEC PWR PRDCTN JRNYM Use of Air Force publications. Safety, hand tools, engine performance test devices and electrical test equipment. Fundamentals of gasoline and diesel engines, hydraulic, and heat transfer principles. Basic electricity and electronic applications. Power generating system maintenance to include engine and control system components, electric generators, electrical switch gear components, and power plant auxiliary equipment. Use of wiring diagrams to troubleshoot and locate defective components. Single and parallel unit operation of prime power plants and standby emergency generators. Operation and maintenance of aircraft arresting barriers. Special Requirements: Electrical hazard safety-toed shoes.
APPRENTICE CID SP AGENT Trains enlisted personnel to the level of probationary CID special agents in the subjects of criminal law, crime scene processing, testimonial evidence, investigations of crimes against persons and property, physical evidence, drug investigation, fraud and waste, investigative reports, special investigative techniques, protective services, and the provisions of CIDR 195-1.
APR COMM-COMP SYS OPNS SPE Provides students with a solid foundation in microcomputer operations and repair in a single-user, multi-user, and local area network environment. Includes C4 security, operational concepts, hardware and software functions, comm-computer system networks, word processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, Base Communications Center (BCC), network systems theory and operations, equipment control management, multi-user concepts and operation, microcomputer configuration and repair, and data processing center operations.
APR STRUCTURAL SPECIALIST Prerequisites: ECL 70.
ARC VIEW/REV/ARC QC TOOLS ARCRFT STRUCT MAINT APPR Provides training in repair, replacement, and modification of aircraft and missile airframe structures constructed of aluminum, corrosion resistant steel, titanium, and fiberglass.
ARMAMENT REPAIRER Replace, clean, service, and check wear limits of components; inspect, repair, test, balance, adjust and diagnose/troubleshoot systems and components; and obtain wear reading of main gun tube. Common maintenance subjects: publications, maintenance forms, safety, common tools, special tools and equipment, rigging and hoisting procedures.
ARMAMENT RPR TECH WO ADV Warrant Officer Senior Training students will be instructed in common military subjects which apply to all track specialties, supply management, and armament maintenance (including appropriate weapons systems).
ARMAMENT RPR TECH WO BASIC Warrant officer professional development subjects; common technical subjects; ordnance common subjects, and technical subjects to include small arms, towed artillery, turret and self-propelled artillery, and fire control systems.
ARMAMENT SYSTEM/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALST This course teaches students to: inspect, and maintain aircraft weapon release, rocketry, and gunnery systems, including all related system components; inspect, maintain, repair, and assemble bombs and rockets into complete units; lad and download bombs and rockets and operate loading equipment; assemble and disassemble, inspect, and maintain aircraft firearms; egress system safety, theory of canopy and seat jettison, and familiarization of the egress system found on various types of aircraft. Specialty Description - (a) Inspect and Maintain Aircraft Release, Rocketry, and Gunnery System Components - Remove, inspect, maintain, and reinstall bomb racks, rocket launchers, and gun systems. Disassemble, inspect, correct malfunctions on aircraft release and launch systems. Boresight aircraft machine guns and sights. (b) Load Bombs, Rockets, and Aircraft Gun - Perform operational checks on aircraft release, rocketry, and gunnery systems, and check bombracks, pylons, and rocket launchers for security of installation before loading operations. Inspect loading equipment, load and download bombs and rockets using appropriate loading technical orders. Load and download the aircraft gun system. (c) Perform Air Munitions Assembly, Disassembly, Inspection and Maintenance - Disassemble and assemble aircraft bomb and rocket components into complete units. Perform aircraft bomb and rocket periodic and special inspections by checking components for cracks, dents, security of attachments, deformation, and installation of required safety devices. Inspect bomb and rocket items for detection of corrosion and perform storage procedures dealing with various types of storage structures and quantity-distance criteria. (d) Aircraft Egress System - Familiarization of A-37, T-33, and F-5 aircraft egress system which include egress system safetying, description and use of various types of egress system explosive components, shelf and service life computation of cartridge actuated devices (CAD/PAD). Canopy system normal operation, theory of canopy, location and functions of ejection seat non-ballistic operations for all previously mentioned aircraft. Block I - Orientation/Fundamentals (26 hours) - Course orientation, ground safety, selecting and using the proper tools, common hardware and lockwire techniques and the Air Force technical order system. Block II - Basic Electricity (36 hours) - Electrical theory of series, parallel, and series-parallel circuitry, and basic troubleshooting techniques. The student will apply the principles of electricity to find current, voltage and resistance values. Using the PSM-6 multimeter, measure continuity on a wiring harness and measure an AC and DC voltage source. Troubleshoot and repair an electrical circuit using basic techniques of soldering and solderless splicing. Block III - Air Munitions (92 hours) - Explosive safety, military explosives, identify and assemble small arms ammunition, identifying and inspecting flares, preload pyrotechnic dispensers, assembling and configuring general purpose bombs, identifying and configuring bomb fuses, assembling 2.75" folding fin rockets, and inspection of rocket launchers. Block IV - Air Munitions Storage (38 hours) - Inspection and storage procedures of various storage structures, quantity-distance criteria with emphasis on receiving, periodic and preissue inspection of munitions, type of storage and criteria of the storage of different munitions, meaning, purpose and use of quantity-distance tables and corrosion control for different types of munitions. Block V - Aircraft Armament Release and Launch Systems (102 hours) - Removal and installation of the MA-4 bombrack from the A-37 pylon, disassembling and assembling the MA-4, performing maintenance on the MA-4, performing aircraft bomb loading procedures, performing rocket launcher installation and removal procedures, performing 2.75" rocket loading procedures, and performing flare dispenser installation and removal procedures, and uploading/downloading BDU-33 bombs. Block VI - Aircraft Gun Systems (54 hours) - Gun system functional checks, disassembling and assembling the GAU-2B/A, performing maintenance on the GAU-2B/A, removal and installation of the MAU-58 linkless feed system and GAU-2, performing gun system harmonization procedures, and loading ammunition in the MAU-58 feed system. Block VII - Aircraft Egress System (72 hours) - Description and use of egress system safetying devices. Description and characteristics, and shelf and service life computation of cartridge actuated devices, and propagating actuated devices (CAD/PAD), cockpit familiarization and egress system safetying, manual and electrical operations of aircraft canopy, location and function of ejection seat non-ballistic components. Training will also include theory of canopy jettison, ejection seat ballistic operations, and seat-man separation. This training will be limited to the T-33, F-5, and A-37.
ARMOR OFF BASIC (M1A1) INDIVIDUAL TRAINING: Physical fitness; 9mm pistol; chemical defense tasks; mounted and dismounted land navigation; MILES training; SINCGARS Radios; radio telephone procedures; tank driving fundamentals; tank crew gunnery skills test. OFFICER/LEADER TRAINING: Leadership assessment/development; trainig the force; motivation; team building; stress management; combat leadership; counseling; OER/NCOERs; armor/cavalry history; army writing; ethics; risk management; safety. TANK CREW TRAINING: M1/M1A1 preventive maintenance checks and services; M1A1 vehicle recovery; tank crew drills; M1A1 tank live fire; simulated tank table VIII (UT-8).TANK PLATOON TRAINING: Platoon maintenance operations; platoon fire distribution and control; movement techniques; platoon offensive and defensive operations; obstacle breaching; simulated platoon live fire (PGT); tank platoon drills. COMBAT SUPPORT/COMBAT SERVICE SUPPORT: NBC defense; combat engineer capabilities; field artillery; call for fire; threat; air defense artillery; techniques of combat service support; USAF capabilities; reconnaissance and security fundamentals.
ARMY FLIGHT SURGEON Provide the student with the necessary experience, skills and knowledges leading to qualification as an Army Flight Surgeon.
ARMY MAINT MGT The course covers the AMC maintenance development and support role as an integral part of the Army logistics system. It addresses the relationship of maintenance to other logistic functions, the development and satisfaction of materiel requirements, and maintenance engineering, and maintenance operations.. ARMY RECRUITER The curriculum is divided into five major segments: Introduction to recruiting, management, eligibility, prospecting, and sales techniques/communications skills. The largest segment is devoted to the study of sales techniques and communications skills and is designed to equip the Army Recruiter with the abilities which will effectively enable the recruiter to use those sales techniques to enlist qualified men and women in the U.S. Army. The course uses both technical training and practical application.
ARMY SAFETY PROG MGT Bring Army safety managers together to discuss major current issues and topics of concern confronting intermediate and senior levels of management. Emphasis is also placed on administrative functions such as manpower procedures, budget execution, program planning, and improving personal communicative skills.
ARMY WAR COLLEGE (RES CRS) Study the role of landpower, as part of a unified, joint or combined force, in support of the U.S. national military strategy. Prepares selected military officers and civilians for leadership responsibilities in a strategic security environment during wartime and peacetime. Curriculum focuses on national security and strategy issues, concepts and processes; military strategy, plans and operations; theater level warfare and campaign planning; and command, leadership and management.
ASOC System Training To provide operation, maintenance and system administration on the Air Soverignty Operations Center (ASOC). ASSAULT AMPHIB REPRMAN BAS Provides entry-level instruction in the maintenance skills necessary to repair assault amphibian vehicles at the organizational level. The course emphasizes first and second echelon maintenance and related administrative forms. Additional instruction involves communications operations, basic operation of the vehicle, and organizational maintenance of electrical systems, hydraulic systems, power plant, fuel systems, weapons station, and vehicle inspections, and operation of the AAVR7A1.
AUTO TRANS/TRANSAXLES MNTS Inspection, repair, operational testing, troubleshooting, and final adjustment of general purpose vehicle torque converters and automatic transmissions made by major US manufacturers. AUTOMATED LOGISTICS SPEC Non-automated and automated procedures to support unit's maintenance and supply missions for Class I, II, III (Package), IV, VII and IX items of supply.
AUTOMATED TERM INSTMT PROC Trains personnel to plan, coordinate, develop, and process terminal instrument procedures.
AUXILIARY BOILER OPS The Auxiliary Boiler Operations Course is designed to provide officers and enlisted personnel with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to operate and maintain V2M Watertube Auxiliary Boilers, and MC-2500 Firetube Cyclotherm Auxiliary Boilers.
AV QUALITY ASSUR ADMIN To provide selected aviation maintenance personnel with instruction on Quality Assurance/Analysis administration functions and responsibilities for organizational and intermediate level maintenance activities.
AVIATION OFFICER ADVANCED Training instruction and practical exercises in Army operations; professional military subjects in common functional areas; unit leadership, doctrinal base, tactical decision-making; aviation maintenance and logistics; aviation operations, and military writing.
AVIATION OFFICER BASIC Culmination of professional development training initiated in the Initial Entry Rotary Wing course. Emphasis is on common task skills, combined arms tactics, aviation combat operations and leadership.
AVIATION SAFETY COMMAND AVIATION SAFETY OFFICER Army aviation mishap/ground accident prevention with emphasis on management, safety technology, human factors, investigation, prevention and safety office automation.
AVIONIC FLIGHT SYSTEMS RPR Aviation intermediate maintenance (AVIM) on avionic navigation and flight control equipment, to include automatic direction finder (ADF) receiving equipment, very high frequency omnirange/localizer receiving equipment (VOR/LOC), stability control augmentation system (SCAS), advanced flight control systems (AFCS), and the global positioning system (GPS). Troubleshoot malfunction to determine the failure of module, printed circuit board, or electronic component part using common and specialized hand tools and test equipment.
AVIONIC NAV SYS/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
AVIONICS COMM/NAV EQUIP This course provides apprentice-level training on inspection, installation, repair, alignment, troubleshooting, and maintenance of avionics communications/navigation equipment. Specialty Description - (a) Perform Preventive Maintenance on Avionics Communication/Navigation Equipment -Inspect, calibrate, and align avionics communication/navigation equipment using applicable test equipment. Bench check and isolate defective equipment using appropriate technical orders. (b) Repair Avionics Communication/Navigation Equipment - Install, isolate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair malfunctioning units through the proper use of technical order procedures. Replace defective components in frequency modulated receiver-transmitters, intercommunication systems, variable omnirange, instrument landing system, automatic direction finder, and avionics wiring. Block I - AN/ARC 186-2 VHF Radio (72 hours) - Course familiarization; wire diagrams and schematics signal flow analysis; system's theory of operation, inspection, bench check, troubleshooting, and alignment. Block II - AN/ARC 164-2 UHF Radio (72 hours) - Course familiarization; wire diagrams and schematics signal flow analysis; system's theory of operation; inspection, bench check, troubleshooting and alignment. Block III - AN/ARC-83 Receiver (60 hours) - Includes the following: principles of operation; radio compass characteristics and operation; block diagram analysis, synchronizing mechanism; antennas circuits, minimum performance checks, alignment; and troubleshooting and repairs. Block IV - AN/ARN-127 VOR/ILS Navigation System (90 hours) - Includes VOR and ILS characteristics and operational principles; block diagram and wiring schematics analysis; bench test equipment operation; minimum performance checks; and troubleshooting and repairs. Block V - AIC-18 Intercommunications System (60 hours) - Includes main components operation and uses; block diagram analysis; main components circuits analysis; headsets and microphones amplifiers; and troubleshooting and repairs. Block VI - Avionics Systems Wiring and Troubleshooting (66 hours) - Includes avionics wiring basic repair principles; components location; operational checks; avionics communication and navigation equipment troubleshooting and repairs. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AVIONICS INSTRUMENT SYS This course provides students with apprentice-level training in aircraft maintenance familiarization; electro-mechanical devices; direct reading, pressure, position and liquid quantity indicating systems; engine instruments systems; barometric flight instruments; integrated flight and miscellaneous instrument systems; compass and flight director systems; automatic flight control system (autopilot); and central air data computer system (CADC). Specialty Description - (a) Perform Preventive Maintenance on Mechanical/Avionics Instruments Systems - Troubleshoot, adjust, bench check, and perform operational checks on barometric flight instruments, engine and temperature instruments, pressure, position and liquid level indicating systems, integrated flight and navigational instruments, electronic compass systems, autopilot, central air data computer system and flight director system through proper use of technical order procedures. (b) Operation and Use of Test Equipment and Special Test Sets - Perform operational checks, calibrate and troubleshoot mechanical/avionics instruments and component parts using test equipment and special test sets such as vacuum/pressure operated barometers and manometers, electronic compass compensators, capacitance type fuel quantity testers, multimeters, tachometer and thermometer testers, attitude gyro testers, flight director system tester, dead weight, CADC, and auto synchro testers and fuel flowmeter test set. Swing and compensate magnetic and electronic compass systems. - Block I - Aircraft Maintenance Familiarization (24 hours) - Course orientation, ground safety and first aid, aircraft familiarization, technical order system, and aircraft inspection and maintenance system. Block II - Electro-Mechanical Devices (30 hours) - Use of multimeter, transformers, relays, motors and generators and synchros. Block III - Direct Pressure, Position and Liquid Level Indicating Systems (60 hours) - Manometers and barometers, bench check a direct reading pressure gage, calibrate a synchronous position indicating system, landing gear position system, bench check resistive liquid quantity indicating system components, and calibrate a capacitance liquid quantity indicating system. Block IV - Engine Instrument Systems (66 hours) - Synchronous pressure indicating systems, bench check fuel flow indicator, bench check components of tachometer indicating systems, perform checks on temperature indicating systems, and torque indicating systems. Block V - Barometric Flight Instruments (66 hours) - Perform leak check of Pitot-static systems, bench check barometric altimeter, bench check AIMS altimeter, bench check vertical velocity indicator, and bench check airspeed indicators. Block VI - Integrated Flight and Miscellaneous Flight Instruments (54 hours) - Accelerometer, angle of attack and stall warning systems, gyroscopic principles, bench check a bank and turn indicator, bench check attitude indicator, and remote attitude indicating system. Block VII - Compass and Flight Director Indicating Systems (60 hours) - Calibration of stand-by compass, perform operational check of electronic compass, attitude director indicator, horizontal situation indicator, and perform operational check of flight director system. Block VIII - Autopilot (24 hours) - Autopilot terminology, principles of operation, components interface, and perform operational check of the autopilot system. Block IX - Central Air Data Computer (CADC) (36 hours) - CADC terminology, principles of operation, and perform operational and bench checks of CADC. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
AVN LIFE SPT EQUIP TECH The students develop the skills and knowledge required to efficiently and safely perform ALSE tasks. Critical tasks identified for resident training are included. Specific areas covered are: safety, ALSE supply/logistics operations, maintenance, inspections, shop efficiency, fitting training, shop administration, and record keeping.
AVN MAINTENANCE MANAGER Aircraft maintenance management and aviation supply instruction; instruction on systems such as Combat Maintenance/Battle Damage Repair (BDR), Standard Army Maintenance Information System (STAMIS), the Aircraft Ground Power Unit (AGPU), and the Periodic and Phase Maintenance Programs.
AVN/GUID CNTL SYS (OFF/ON) The instructional design for this course is Group Lock Step. Airmen are trained to perform duties prescribed in AFMAN 36-2108 (formerly AFR 39-1) for avionics guidance and control systems specialist, AFSC 2A1X2. This course is principles-centered and designed for training personnel to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair avionics guidance and control equipment in an OFF/ON equipment environment. Hands-on maintenance instruction is provided on attitude heading reference systems, flight director systems, stability augmentation systems, automatic flight control systems, engine indicating systems, liquid quantity indicating systems, flight instrument systems, air data systems, inertial navigations, and use of common and peculiar test equipment, and technical orders. OFF equipment maintenance procedures (bench checks) are accomplished on an attitude heading reference system, flight director system, automatic flight control system, and an inertial navigation system. Lecture instruction is provided on career ladder progression, security, safety, technical orders, supply discipline, maintenance management and inspection, fundamentals of aircraft systems maintenance, and aircraft familiarization. Instructional theory is provided on compass system calibration, position indicating systems operation, angle of attack/stall warning, life history recorder, fuel savings advisory systems, periscope sextant systems, ground proximity warning systems, head-up display system, A-10 TV monitor, and variable air inlet systems. Prior to attending the equipment phase of training described, students are required to attend electronics principles training as identified in attachment 2 to STS 2A1X2.
AVTRA ADV MARITIME T-44A To develop multi-engine flight skills with emphasis on instrument flying. On completion the student will be qualified in multi-engine, prop aircraft, possess a standard instrument rating and be designated a naval aviator.
AVTRA INTER/MAR HELO T-34C To teach student pilots intermediate level IFR and VFR flight skills in both the day and night environment.
AVTRA PRE-FLIGHT Provides commissioned officers in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force and selected International Military Officers (IMO) with basic knowledge needed for primary flight training and basic naval flight officer training.
AVTRA PRIMARY FLT T-34C To teach student pilots initial VFR and IFR flight skills in both the day and night environments.
AWC - EXCHANGE PROGRAM Focus is on developing senior international officers who are able to think strategically, critically, and analytically.
AWC CORRESPONDENCE/RESIDEN AWC-CORRESPONDING STUDIES BAKER MINT 00-1 Improve Partner Nation CD Interdiction Capabilities
BAKER MINT 99-1 COUNTER DRUG: Intel Preparation of the Battlefield and Photographic Surveillance Techniques
BAKER MINT LENS 99 Developing Long Range Training Plan for Malaysian CD Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA)
BAKER PISTON LENS 2000 Developing a Long Range Training Plan for Philippine CD Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA)
BAKER TORCH 00 Improve Host Nation CD Interdiction Capabilities BAKER TORCH 99 COUNTER DRUG: Leadership & Small Unit Tactics BAKER TORCH LENS BASIC DIVING OFFICER To provide officers with no Navy diving experience the training necessary to manage and perform operational air diving duties.
BASIC ENVIRONMENTAL STAFF Basic concepts of ecology, environmental relationships, and pollution; the Army environmental program; environmental laws, regulations, and policies; environmental management considerations, required reports and administrative procedures; and the preparation and evaluation of environmental documents.
BASIC FINAN MGMT OFFICER Trains selected Air Force personnel in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform as financial management officers. Includes organizing, managing, and coordinating activities for disbursing, collecting, and accounting for funds.
BASIC FREIGHT TRAFFIC Transportation officer functions; motor, rail, water and air carrier industries; routing; tariffs and tenders; transportation security; hazardous cargo; loss and damage; freight documentation; detention and demurrage; carrier performance program; transportation coordinator - automated command and control system freight module; and the role of the transportation component commands.
BASIC GEODETIC SURVEY (BGS) Operating equipment to observe horizontal, vertical and electronic distances and differences in elevation; recording observed data; observing and recording astronomic and solar azimuth data; operating analytical photogrammetric positioning system; computing universal transverse mercator grid information; computing geodetic information; computing instrument calibration data; operating hand held programmable calculators; observe and compile data to produce large scale plane table maps.
BASIC INSTRUCTOR COURSE Trains selected personnel to instruct in technical training courses in Air Education and Training Command. Provides training on instructor roles, group dynamics, counseling, learning theory, instructional systems development (ISD), communicative process, questioning techniques, evaluations, outlining, AETC technical training organization, AETC course control documents, AETC forms, instructional methods and media, and AETC lesson plan format. Students plan, develop, and present lessons using lecture and demonstration/performance methods of instruction. NOTE: This course is made up of 3 modules: ( )3AIR3S200-072; ( )3AIR3S200-073; and ( )3AIR3S200-074. Instructors teaching CCAF affiliated courses must obtain at least a CCAF degree within 1 year of assignment. Special Requirements: TDY students are to bring reference material on their specialty for use in preparing and presenting a job or course related lesson.
BASIC JOURNALIST Designed to proivde instruction on how to write straight news stories, feature stories, headlines, photo cutlines, and sports stories. It also includes a working knowledge of basic computer applications (word processing, desktop publishing, electronic bulletin boards, electronic files transfer, local area networks, and the scanning of photos, art, and text), newspaper page layout and design, digital photography, camera operations, picture and printing, photo page design, and the ethics of digital photojournalism. In addition, it includes training in community relations, military public affairs, and service-unique public affairs regulations.
BASIC LAWYER A course to train active duty lawyers of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard with no prior military legal experience to perform the duties of a judge advocate or law specialist, by providing training in the areas of military criminal law, military evidence, military justice procedures, and civil and administrative law.
BASIC LITHOGRAPHER Course consists of two phases. Phase I (Pre-press) trains students in basic skills and technical knowledge needed to operate a process camera and produce line, halftone and contact negatives using tray processing techniques, film processors, filters and densitometers. Further training includes basic computer operations, and a desktop publishing system to produce camera-ready copy; familiarization with computer-to-digital duplicator theory, and photo lithographic film and chemistry. Also, teaches the production of simple, combination and book-work and multi-color flats and proofing systems; and offset plate making processes used in the reproduction of various types of printed maps, charts and related products. In Phase II, students learn operation of photo-direct image plate makers, digital and standard duplicators, medium-sized offset presses and bindery equipment.
BASIC MANPOWER & QUAL MGT Methods, procedures, and fundamentals used in Air Force Manpower Management Program for developing manning standards and management studies including: organizational analysis, work improvement techniques, work definition, correlation and regression analysis, human relations; statistical procedures to compute manpower standards; Air Force policy and procedures on the control and utilization of manpower resources; application and utilization of manpower standards; and the principles, terminology, structure, and coding of Air Force organizations. (EXPANDED IMET - Miscellaneous Course - If attended by a government civilian or a member of the country's legislature or parliament involved in military matters.
BASIC MANPOWER MGT OFFICER Methods, procedures, and fundamentals used in Air Force Manpower Management Program for developing manning standards and management studies including: organizational analysis, work improvement techniques, work definition, correlation and regression analysis, human relations; statistical procedures to compute manpower standards; Air Force policy and procedures on the control and utilization of manpower resources; application and utilization of manpower standards; and the principles, terminology, structure, and coding of Air Force organizations. (EXPANDED IMET - Miscellaneous Course - If attended by a government civilian or a member of the country's legislature or parliament involved in military matters.
BASIC OFFICER CRS USMC Provides newly commissioned officers a basic professional education and to instill in them the esprit and leadership traditional to the Marine Corps in order to prepare them to assume the duties and responsibilities of company grade officers in the field and in garrison. Additionally, the Basic Officer Course provides a basic understanding of infantry skills so that the graduate can properly support ground combat operations and can also perform infantry duties. The course includes instruction in: leadership; instruction; marksmanship; map reading and land navigation; communications; tactics; infantry weapons; supporting arms; combat service support and supporting arms; field engineering; NBC defense; drill, command and ceremonies; military law; Marine Corps history, traditions, roles, and missions; first aid; data processing intelligence; aviation; amphibious operations; and physical training conditioning course encompasses the use of both classroom and field application instruction supported by the employment of a variety of educational media. Instructional situations are presented as realistically and as relevant to actual conditions as possible in order to closely approximate the situations in which the officer students will perform their future duties and to provide the experience of performing under stress.
BASIC PERSONNEL OFFICER Trains Air Force personnel officers who possess AFSC 36PX in the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as personnel officers, with emphasis upon performance at base level. Includes organizational structure and function, administration of personnel programs and policies, education and training, social actions, civilian employee management, quality air force, coping skills, managing personnel resources, retirements, separations, assignments, manning actions, Air Force military classification policy, Air Force military training programs, personnel reliability program, personnel contingency support, evaluation of performance, awards and decorations, promotions and demotions, career life cycle, reenlistments, special actions, records, personal affairs programs computer management and analysis, self assessment program, in-service training, microcomputer,
BASIC STILL PHOTOGRAPHY This technical training course provides instruction in theory and application of photographic fundamentals, chemistry, optics, sensitized materials, light sources, exposing and processing black-and-white films; printing black-and- white negatives; camera operations for standard and reproduction photography; portraiture; exposing and processing color reversal film; color slide reproduction; exposing, processing, and printing color negatives; sensitometricprocedures; and electronic imaging techniques.
BASIC SUPPLY COURSE Course no longer offered. Contact Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron for expired course descriptions.
BASIC TOPOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS This course provides U.S. Army personnel, and selected international students the apprentice and college level knowledge and skills of topographic analysis applications. Skill Level I cartographic and terrain analysis critical tasks are trained to standard, developing soldiers who will provide accurate, timely and relevant decision and terrain visualization aids to tactical, operational and strategic commanders. The course emphasizes gathering and extracting military geographic information (MGI) on both natural and man-made terrain features. Collection and analysis of MGI can be on-site, by remotely sensed imagery (RSI), national sensed imagery (NSI), and by geographic information systems (GIS) databases, engineer/intelligence information and other preexisting classified information, and open source information (OSI). Cartograhic instruction concentrates on manual and digital map preparation, color separation techniques and quality control procedures.
BASIC TRANSPORTATION OFF Student will be trained on major historic events of transportation; national, DoD, and Air Force transportation policies; public law; organizational structures; relationship between base functions; correlation of the responsibilities of the customer to the management of terminals, vehicle operations, and vehicle maintenance; and acquisitions and budgeting processes. In addition, the student will work with manpower documents and transportation career progressions, will be able to use publications, participate in classroom mobility exercises, review latest transportation current events, define hazardous communications, and will be able to define environmental compliance and apply OPSEC to how it relates to the transportation officer.
BATTLE STAFF NCO A performance oriented course that prepares the NCO, in the rank of SSG and above, to perform operationally on the battlefield. The entire course will be taught using the Small Group Instruction (SGI) concept. Course subjects focus at the Battalion and Brigade level, and task performance standards are from ARTEP Mission Training Plans for light and heavy maneuver forces, and require participation in all battlefield operating systems. G1/S1 and G4/S4 students must operate in a combat trains command post, while G2/S2 and G3/S3 students operate simultaneously in a tactical operations center. The course requires the use of current automated systems and IBM-compatible computers. Upon departure students will receive an Academic Evaluation Report (AER).
BATTLE STAFF OPERATIONS The students will learn to function as various members of a battle staff at battalion and brigade level. Focal point is the decision making process. Staffs conduct intelligence preparation of the battle field (IPB), prepare personnel, logistics and civil military operations estimates, develop courses of action, write orders and annexes and coordinate the execution of command decisions.
BATTLE STAFF OPS - SPANISH The students will learn to function as various members of a battle staff at battalion and brigade level. Focal point is the decision making process. Staffs conduct intelligence preparation of the battle field (IPB), prepare personnel, logistics and civil military operations estimates, develop courses of action, write orders and annexes and coordinate the execution of command decisions.
BET/TOW/NIG SIGHT/TEST RPT Soldering, AC and DC electricity, solid state devices, intermediate level support level maintenance tasks on TOW and DRAGON weapon systems, night sights, TOW field test set, and ancilliary equipment.
BET/TOW/NIGHT SIGHT REPAIR Soldering, AC and DC electricity, solid state devices, intermediate level support level maintenance tasks on TOW and DRAGON weapon systems, night sights, TOW field test set, and ancilliary equipment.
BIOMED EQUIP MAINT TECH(AF Provides training for biomedical equipment personnel to include clinical application, operation, inspection, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a wide variety of medical equipment systems used in peacetime and contingency medical treatment facilities.
BLUE FLAG 00 To familiarize exercise participants with their responsibilities and duties in the exercise Air Operations Center (AOC). To promote team building and establish a baseline of knowledge for future USCENTAF AOC operations. Foreign participation will not result in additional cost.
BN MAINT OFFICER - ARMOR Preparation, use, and disposition of organizational maintenance forms and records; administrative control of licensing and disptach; use and control of tools and test equipment; repair parts supply to include Prescribed Load Lists; material readiness; battalion/squadron maintenance supervisor's responsibilities for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling the organizational maintenance program; managing and performing scheduled maintenance services; and familiarization with the components and functions of vehicle systems and power generation equipment.
BN MAINT OFFICER - INF Preparation, use, and disposition of organizational maintenance forms and records; administrative control of licensing and disptach; use and control of tools and test equipment; repair parts supply to include Prescribed Load Lists; material readiness; battalion/squadron maintenance supervisor's responsibilities for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling the organizational maintenance program; managing and performing scheduled maintenance services; and familiarization with the components and functions of vehicle systems and power generation equipment.
BNCO-VET SPEC FOOD IN (ADV) The MOS-specific portion of the course trains veterinary food inspection NCOs to provide quality leadership in the management of food products, budgets, workload, personnel, and logistical resources.
BOARDING OFFICER EIMET This course is designed to prepare Coast Guard personnel for their role as the lead officer, that is, the Boarding Officer in Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) boardings. It provides a foundation in legal concepts, but stresses "hands on" practical experience through a series of mock boarding exercises. Topics of instruction include Coast Guard authority and jurisdiction, use of force policy, including unarmed defensive tactics, the use of impact weapons, the use of an interactive shooting simulator, U.S. boating safety laws, criminal statutes, arrest and prisoner control, proper identification of narcotics identification kits through the use of a live drug lab, and boating while intoxicated enforcement. Students are assigned to 4-person teams distributing personnel rank, rate, and experience. Teamwork is strongly emphasized throughout the entire course to foster the team approach to problem solving.
BOARDING TEAM MEMBER EIMET This course is designed to train Coast Guard personnel assigned to law enforcement duties to perform the tasks of a boarding team member by providing basic entry level skills. Topics covered include documentation and equipment requirements for U.S. vessels, an overview of Coast Guard authority and jurisdiction, the recognition of possible violations of U.S. laws, search and seizure procedures, arrest and prisoner control, proper use of the narcotics identification kit, Coast Guard's use of force policy, defensive tactics (i.e., unarmed defense, handcuffing, and the use of impact weapons), and boarding procedures and techniques.
BOATSWAIN'S MATE 'A' This course trains Coast Guard personnel in the knowledge and skills required of a Third Class Boatswain Mate. It is intended to be taught to non-rated personnel with little or no related experience. Training includes physical fitness, leadership, first aid, and underway operations for small boats (primarily 41-foot) including: basic marlinespike seamanship, deck seamanship, underway operations, radio communications, piloting and navigation, anchoring, firefighting and dewatering, egress from capsized vessel, open water survival techniques, aids to navigation, personnel rescue and evacuation, towing and assistance operations.
BOILER REPAIR TECH The purpose of this course is to provide information and skills necessary to enable the boiler repair technician to perform all corrective maintenance on the propulsion boiler.
BORDER OBSERVATION Focus on the conduct of joint border observation operations in Latin America. Training consists of a historical overview of United Nations and other joint border observations missions, mission planning, information gathering, and specific area analysis of the area to be observed. Prior to the final operations order briefing conducted by the students, they will be taught planning techniques in the areas of civil affairs, air operations, liaison operations, logistics, and observation post duties. Standard U.S. and U.N. Land navigation and map reading training is conducted. Training in human rights and civilian control of the government are interwoven within all pertinent classes and practical exercises. Team building techniques are used throughout the course. The final two days are spent at the Inter-American Defense College in Washington D.C. receiving briefings and information on current inter-American affairs and policies. Guest speakers and actual mission participants will participate in instruction if an actual observation operation is in progress.
BRIDGE CREWMAN Training in mine/countermine operations, basic combat construction, rigging, demolitions, fixed bridging, camouflage, river crossing operations, vehicle operations, float bridge operations, and light assault bridge.
BRIDGE CREWMAN (BNCOC) Training in bridges, river crossing operations, rigging, demolitions, reconnaissance, mine/countermine, offensive and defensive operations, and common leader training.
BU C-1 ADV To provide the advanced technical skills and principles of job management necessary to qualify for assignment as a trade crew leader on a construction project.
BUDGET/ * Provides over the shoulder/hands-on training. This training is scheduled after the student has completed the basic course of instruction. Training is normally two weeks in duration.
BW/FW CHELANT SUPV To provide Naval personnel in the Engineering ratings involved in the supervision of Chelant-treated main propulsion boilers of steam propulsion surface ships with the knowledge and skills to maintain feedwater and propulsion boiler water within the prescribed limits, in accordance with Naval Ships Technical Manual Chapter 220, Volume 2.
BW/FW TEST/TREATMENT CERT To provide Naval personnel in the Engineering ratings of steam propulsion surface ships with the necessary instruction to certify them in the basic skills to maintain feedwater and propulsion boiler water within prescribed limits, under limited supervision during non-casualty situations. The basic course certifies personnel to perform quantitative analysis of feedwater and boiler water, interpret and record the results, determine the proper follow-on actions required if the boiler is within normal treatment parameters and identify and report abnormal boiler water/feedwater conditions in accordance with Naval Ships Technical Manual Chapter 220, Volume 2.
BW/FW TEST/TRTMT CERT SUPV PURPOSE: To provide Naval personnel in the senior engineering ratings, Oil Kings, EOOWs, Main propulsion Assistants and Engineer Officers with the necessary instruction to certify them to maintain feedwater and boilerwater of steam propulsion surface ships within prescribed limits in accordance with Naval Ship's Technical Manual Chapter 220 Vol. 2 without supervision. To certify that these personnel are qualified to supervise quantitative analysis of feedwater and boilerwater, interpret and analyze the results for trends, determine the appropriate action required for normal and abnormal conditions and ensure proper documentation of all actions. To certify that engineering department supervisory personnel are proficient in the administration of the Navy's Coordinated Phosphate - pH Control Chemistry Program and are qualified to MANAGE shipboard BW/FW chemistry training.
C-130 INSTRUCTOR PILOT Qualifies pilots to perform instructor duties in the C-130. Provides training in the philosophy of instruction, student/instructor relationships, student performance analysis, lesson planning, and practical instruction. Includes academics, simulator, and flying training. ACC policies, procedures, and directives are studied in depth. C-130/T-56
B/E/H ENG TECHN Course subjects include familiarization with associated technical orders, ground safety, engine construction characteristics and inspection procedures, removal and replacement of engine accessories, starter ignition, oil, air bleed, anti-ice and fuel control system, engine removal and installation, troubleshooting, and use of special tools and equipment. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
C-130B INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS This course is for instrument specialists who lack experience on the C-130 aircraft. The student will learn ground safety precautions applicable to the C-130, flightline maintenance procedures for the engine instrument systems, flight instrument systems, fuel quantity indicating system, N-1 compass system, flight director system, and the various position, and temperature indicating systems, and Automatic Flight Control System (AUTOPILOT). Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
C-130B/E/H ACFT TECHNICIAN Aircraft familiarization, ground handling and servicing procedures, electrical system operation and maintenance, overheat, fire warning ad fire extinguishing system operation, fuel system operation and maintenance, bleed air system operation and maintenance, anti-icing, air conditioning, pressurization, and liquid oxygen system, hydraulic power, landing gear and door system, engine and propeller inspection and servicing. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
C-130B/E/H PNEUDRAUL TECHN This course is for the experienced aircraft pneudraulics specialist who needs familiarization with the C-130 B/E/H aircraft. The scope of training includes inspections and flight line maintenance of hydraulic power systems, landing gear, nose wheel steering, wheel brake, wing flap, and flight control systems. Training is currently conducted in Spanish.
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