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MSGID/GENADMIN/CG TECOM QUANTICO VA//
SUBJ/FISCAL YEAR 2024 SECURITY COOPERATION TRAINING DETACHMENT RESIDENT COURSE DATES//
NARR/REF A IS THE UPDATES TO THE REGIONAL, CULTURE, AND LANGUAGE FAMILIARIZATION (RCLF) PROGRAM MARADMIN. REF B IS THE DIVESTMENT OF CENTER FOR ADVANCED OPERATIONAL CULTURE LEARNING AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR REGIONAL AND SECURITY STUDIES MARADMIN. REF C IS THE SECURITY COOPERATION AND LANGUAGE, REGIONAL, EXPERTISE, AND CULTURE TRAINING AND READINESS MANUAL.//
POC/ALLISON, HAROLD/CIV/ACADEMICS OFFICER/SECURITY COOPERATION TRAINING DETACHMENT/COMM: 757-962-4131/EMAIL: HAROLD.ALLISON@USMC.MIL//
POC/BARDOS, BRANDON/GYSGT/CHIEF INSTRUCTOR/SECURITY COOPERATION TRAINING DETACHMENT/COMM: 757-962-4139/EMAIL: BRANDON.BARDOS@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. The purpose of this MARADMIN is to announce the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 resident course dates for the Security Cooperation Training Detachment (SCTD). SCTD will conduct five open enrollment Marine Advisor Courses (MAC) (N03KYK3) and four open enrollment Security Cooperation (SC) Planners Courses (N020JX3) to support SC training requirements for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF) in support of Geographic Combatant Commanders.
2.a. The MAC provides fundamental advisor skills, training management, and force protection training to prepare Marines for SC missions. Through formal instruction and immersive training scenarios, students will learn to analyze and implement Foreign Security Force (FSF) or Partner objectives to build partner nation capacity, develop and maintain relationships and rapport with counterparts, recognize and mitigate cultural stress, develop, and implement training plans, understand Government objectives and plans for an assigned region or country, and conduct force protection while deployed. Graduates will be prepared to advise, support, liaise, and assess a FSF or Partner in order to develop their organizational and operational capability and / or capacity in accordance with Government, Service, FSF, and Partner objectives.
2.b. This course is designed to educate and train service members in the rank of E-5 to O-6 or equivalent, performing a SC mission in an advisory capacity.
2.c. FSF Advisor Military Occupational Specialty and Definition. Marines who successfully completed the MAC, in accordance with reference (a) and (b), receive the 0570 Advisor Free Military Occupational Specialty (FMOS).
2.d. FMOS 0570: Advisors have general knowledge of advisor skills acquired from Formal Learning Center training and meet the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities defined in reference (c).
2.e. Marine Advisor Course designators and FY24 dates:
N03KYK3 2024002 (4 - 15 December 2023) Fort Story, VA
N03KYK2 2024003 (22 January - 2 February 2024) Fort Story, VA
N03KYK3 2024004 (11 - 22 March 2024) Fort Story, VA
N03KYK3 2024005 (8 - 19 July 2024) Fort Story, VA
N03KYK3 2024006 (12 - 23 August 2024) Fort Story, VA
3. Security Cooperation Planners Course (SCPC)
3.a. SCPC explores the SC policies, procedures, and methodologies used to develop and execute SC engagement plans. Students will gain an understanding of SC-related policy, doctrine, regulations, engagement planning best practices, funding authorities, and foreign disclosure. The SCPC also addresses the relationship between the Department of Defense and the Department of State as it relates to SC. The course consists of lectures, a panel discussion, and a series of practical exercises that guide student creation of an SC engagement plan.
3.b. This course is designed to educate service members in the rank of O-3 to O-6 and E-6 to E-9 who anticipate performing a SC Planner’s mission.
3.c. SC Planners’ Course designators and FY24 dates:
N030JX3 2024001 (16 - 20 October 2023) Fort Story, VA
N030JX3 2024002 (4 - 8 March 2024) Fort Story, VA
N030JX3 2024003 (3 - 7 June 2024) Fort Story, VA
N030JX3 2024004 (5 - 9 August 2024) Fort Story, VA
4. Non-Resident Iterations
4.a. Mobile Training Team (MTT). The MAC and SCPC can be delivered through a non-resident MTT in support of the FMF or component command SC training requirements. The requesting unit will incur the travel costs for the instructor cadre as well as additional funds required for training such as role players.
5. Coordinating Instructions
5.a. Funded Seat Allocations. Training and Education Command will provide funding via worldwide travel for travel, lodging, and per diem for active-duty Marines attending resident courses (not MTTs). Marine Corps Intelligence Schools will not consider individual requests for rental cars from students. Rental cars, if desired, must be funded by the student’s parent command. Reserve component Marines should contact Marine Corps Forces Reserve formal schools at DSN (312) 647-7303 / 23 or commercial (504) 697-7303 / 23.
5.b. Billeting. Reservations for billeting are the responsibility of each attendee. Attendees must check with the billeting office at Navy Gateway Inns and Suites 1 (757) 644-4949 ext. 603, for government billeting availability before making any commercial lodging reservations. Government messing is unavailable.
5.c. For more information regarding future courses please visit: https:(slash)(slash)www.trngcmd.marines.mil/Units/Marine-Corps-Intelligence-Schools/SCTD/
6. This MARADMIN applies to the Marine Corps Total Force.
7. Release authorized by Lieutenant General Kevin M. Iiams, Commanding General, Training and Education Command.//