FIRE SUPPORT COORDINATOR COURSE
|Upon arrival please review the hallway monitor for current course location and time.|
|FY 2017 SCHEDULE|
|FSCC 01 - 17||17 Oct - 28 Oct|
|FSCC 02 - 16||27 Feb - 10 Mar|
|FSCC 03 - 17||17 Apr - 28 Apr|
|FSCC 04 - 17||24 Jul - 04 Aug|
|POINTS OF CONTACT|
|FSCC Course Manager||(757) 462-3053
|FSCC Chief Instructor||(757) 462-8224
|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.|
|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.|
|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/ :
|SECRET clearance is mandatory
Security clearance verification needs to be forwarded to the EWTGLANT Security Manager via JPAS using SMO CODE 560110296, or fax using command letterhead or OPNAV Form 5521/27 at DSN: 253-7252 or COMM: 757-462-7252.
Faxed Security clearance verification must contain the following information: Full name; rank, grade, or rate; date and place of birth; DODID number; citizenship of proposed student; name and address of the activity to be visited; date and duration of the proposed visit; security clearance of proposed visitor, investigation type, date of investigation; and phone number and verifying signature of the Security Manager.
| Quotas for Marine Corps and International military personnel are requested through POG-22
E-MAIL questions regarding quotas or cancellations to firstname.lastname@example.org