FIRE SUPPORT COORDINATOR COURSE

COURSE DETAILS
CIN: J-2E-4316
CDP: 3607
CID: N03APJ1
LENGTH: 10 Days
LOCATION: EWTGLANT
TYPE TRAINING: INDIVIDUAL
MASL: P124505
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FY 2018 SCHEDULE
FSCC 16 Oct - 27 Oct
FSCC 22 Jan - 02 Feb
FSCC 09 Apr - 20 Apr
FSCC 20 Aug - 31 Aug


POINTS OF CONTACT
FSCC Course Manager (757) 462-3053
DSN 253-3053
FSCC Chief Instructor (757) 462-8224
DSN 253-8224

Fire Support Coordination Course

PURPOSE
To provide U.S. Marine Corps and Navy personnel with the skills needed to work in a battalion level Fire Support Coordination Center during amphibious operations or continuing operations ashore.
SCOPE
The course encompasses the concepts, doctrine, principles, and techniques for the planning, coordination, and operational execution of fire support for battalion sized operations. Instruction includes an overview of the fire support planning process, the preparation of plans and orders for fire support, and the specific operational techniques required for the coordinated employment of fire support assets. Practical exercises are provided to reinforce instruction, culminating in a final exercise simulating the execution of a battalion level operation.
TARGET POPULATION DESCRIPTION
This course is designed for Marine and Navy personnel that currently serve or will serve in a battalion level Fire Support Coordination Center or equivalent. Most students attending this course fill one of the following billets: Fire Support Coordinator, Assistant Fire Support Coordinator, Fire Support Chief, Artillery Liaison Officer, Artillery Liaison Chief, Air Officer, Naval Gunfire Liaison Officer, Mortar Platoon Commander, Mortar Platoon Representative, and Fire Support Team (FiST) Leader. This course is offered to Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers/Petty Officers (E-5 and above). E-4s will be accepted on a case by case basis, based upon the billet they hold.
PREREQUISITES
Students are required to complete the following Marine Corps Distance Learning Network classes prior to the course: Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) Primer: Basic Call for Fire (Course Code: JTAC 07) and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) Primer: Advanced Call for Fire (Course Code: JTAC 08).

JTAC Primer Distance Learning prerequisite for all prospective FSCC students: After registering to https://www.marinenet.usmc.mil/portal/ :

  • Browse "Course Catalog"
  • Go to "Functional Specialty Training Course"
  • Scroll down to "Supporting Arms" and this will bring you to the required courses listed below:

    1. TACP 09: TACP09BCF1 Tactical Air Control Party Primer Basic Call For Fire
    2. TACP 11: TACP11ACR1 Tactical Air Control Party Primer Advance Call For Fire
  • Ensure you print out all documentation showing the completion of all the above courses and bring this with you for day one of the FSCC Course.
  • In order to get the launch exam icon in your transcripts, you must roll through every slide of the class or you will not get the launch exam icon on your transcripts page.
SECURITY CLEARANCE
SECRET clearance is mandatory

All FSCC Students must have a valid clearance eligibility based on a current investigation (conducted within the past 10 years) or be the subject of an ongoing periodic re-investigation. Students must submit a visit request prior to arrival verifying their clearance status to the EWTGLANT Security Manager via JPAS (SMO Code: 560110296)


QUOTA CONTROL
Quotas for Marine Corps and International military personnel are requested through POG-22
DSN: 222-4301

E-MAIL questions regarding quotas or cancellations to ewtglant_quotas@navy.mil