TACTICAL AIR CONTROL PARTY
|LOCATION:||15 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 2013 SCHEDULE|
|FY 2014 SCHEDULE|
|AMPLIFYING INFORMATION DOWNLOADS|
|Recommended Gear List (xls)
Frequently Asked Questions (doc)
|To train Joint/Coalition service members (E-5 through 0-5) to, from a forward position, direct and integrate the actions of combat aircraft with the fire and movement of friendly forces in close proximity to hostile targets.|
The EWTGLANT Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Course teaches and evaluates the application of concepts, doctrine, and principles required to successfully conduct responsive terminal attack control ISO the ground commander’s desired effect. The curriculum integrates group lecture and scenario-based training to develop, re-enforce, and test knowledge and application of JCAS AP MOA mission essential tasks. Instruction focuses on application of three broad mission essential tasks during three critical close air support (CAS) mission phases:
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.|