FIRE SUPPORT COORDINATION COURSE

COURSE DETAILS
CIN: J-2E-4316
CDP: 3607
CID: N03APJ1
LENGTH: 10 Days
LOCATION: EWTGLANT
TYPE TRAINING: INDIVIDUAL
MASL: P124505
Upon arrival please review the hallway monitor for current course location and time.

 

FY 2014 SCHEDULE
FSCC 10 - 14 07 Oct - 18 Oct
FSCC 20 - 14 13 Jan - 24 Jan
FSCC 30 - 14 17 Feb - 28 Feb
FSCC 40 - 14 02 Jun - 13 Jun
FSCC 50 - 14 28 Jul - 08 Aug

 

FY 2015 SCHEDULE
FSCC 10 - 15 21 Oct - 07 Nov
FSCC 20 - 15 09 Feb - 20 Feb
FSCC 30 - 15 30 Mar - 10 Apr
FSCC 40 - 15 15 Jun - 26 Jun
FSCC 50 - 15 27 Jul - 07 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. JTAC 07: Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) Primer: Basic Call For Fire
    2. JTAC 08: Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) 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

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.
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