MARITIME ENGAGEMENT AND CRISIS RESPONSE (MECR)
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|FY 2015 SCHEDULE|
|Provide students with a basic knowledge of concepts, terms, organizations, and planning considerations for crisis response and limited contingency operations with an emphasis on Foreign Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response, Security Cooperation, and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations.
Prepares students to assume duties on a unit/staff whose responsibilities would include conducting, planning, or supporting Foreign Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Operations, Security Cooperation, and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations.
|The course includes classes that contain planning considerations common to Foreign Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, Security Cooperation, and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations to include: legal considerations, in-teragency coordination, working with non-governmental organizations, health service support, civil engineering considerations, logistical considerations, strategic communications/public affairs, United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organizations, and multinational forces. Students will conduct a case study and assess lessons learned from previous peace operations and humanitarian assistance operations. The course is taught at the operational level and presents the U.S. perspective that extends from military engagement, security cooperation, and deter-rence activities to crisis response and limited contingency operations. Final day of course includes a capstone lesson taught by a former U.S. Ambassador to include Embassy perspective on MECR operations.|
|This course is open to U.S. Military (E-6 to E-9, W1 to W5 and O-3 to O-6), U.S. government employees (GS-7 to GS-15), and international officers and senior staff members of a country's Ministry of Defense.|
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