TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY
|LOCATION:||22 Days at EWTGLANT
5 Days at MCB Lejeune
|Upon arrival please review the hallway monitor for current course location and time. Students must arrive with season MARPAT uniforms. No other uniforms are required.|
|FY 2015 SCHEDULE|
|AMPLIFYING INFORMATION DOWNLOADS|
|Recommended Gear List (xls)
Frequently Asked Questions (doc)
|To train Joint/Coalition officer and enlisted personnel to achieve the ground commander’s desired effect through responsive terminal attack control of close air support (CAS).|
The Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) course encompasses the concepts, doctrine and principles used in the em-ployment of air power in support of MAGTF or JTF operations. The curriculum integrates group lecture, simulation, practical exercise, and fully immersive, scenario-based live aircraft con-trols to develop, re-enforce, and test knowledge and application of mission essential tasks during critical phases of CAS missions.
Mission Essential Tasks:
|Complete the screening checklist. Select and complete the appropriate checklist based on MOS, service, and/or nationality. Attendees who do not to meet pre-requisites must possess a signed TECOM waiver to continue training. Waiver examples are included at the end of each screening checklist and adjudicated by TECOM G-3 on a case-by-case basis. Waivers should only be submitted for attendees who have acquired significant CAS experience in less than the mandated time period. A completed and signed Screening Checklist will be collected upon arrival at the schoolhouse and is required for course attendance.
1) JOINT PUB 3-09.3 08 July 2009, Chapter V
2) MAWTS-1 TACP Tactical Standard Operating Procedures, Chapters 2 (CAS) and 3 (JFO Integration)
|SECRET clearance is mandatory
All JTAC Primer Course 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.
Security clearance verification can be forwarded to the EWTGLANT Security Manager via JPAS using SMO CODE 560110296, facsimile using command letterhead or OPNAV Form 5521/27 at DSN: 253-7252 or COMM: 757-462-7252, or via message addressed to EWTGLANT NORFOLK VA/NOOX/.
Security clearance verification must contain the following information: Full name; rank, grade, or rate; date and place of birth; social security 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 (if Faxed).
|TACP Course seat assignments for all USMC FAC (MOS 7502) candidates are directed by CMC (MMOA-2) via the appropriate monitor. Course seat assignments for all USMC JTAC (MOS 8002) candidates are approved by POG-70 through your MEF / Division Air Officers. Do not contact EWTGLANT or POG-70 directly for seat assignment. MEF and Division level Air Officers and MMOA-2 will coordinate all seat assignments.|