Training Focus

EWTGLANT conducts training particularly suited to the needs of the Operating Forces assigned to Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Marine Forces Reserve and II Marine Expeditionary Force elements of the Operating Forces, and Navy commands which operate with, or in support of, landing forces. In addition, training is conducted which meets the requirements of other U.S. military units and allied components whose mission involves operations with landing forces.


Expeditionary Warfare Operations

The Expeditionary Training Department provides the preponderance of Staff Planning, Peace Keeping & Stability Operations, and MAGTF oriented training. More specifically, their focus areas include


LCAC Beach Landing

MOS / NEC Training

EWTGLANT provides Military Occupational Specialty / Navy Enlisted Classification (MOS / NEC) training for both officer and enlisted Marines and Navy personnel. The Fires Department trains the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) course which trains Marine aviation officers as air officers and forward air controllers, qualifying them for MOS 7502.

MAGTF Planning Specialist Force Deployment Planning and Execution (FDP&E) trains Marines in the responsibilities and functional support duties in the areas of Force Deployment Planning and Execution, qualifying them for MOS 0511. The Synthetic Training Department Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) division has courses that train Naval personnel in the area of Navigator , Craftmaster, and Engineer.

The Ground Combat Element Operations Specialist Course provides the required training to earn the 8711 Ground Combat Element Operation Specialist MOS.

The Intermediate MAGTF Information Operations Practitioner's Course provides the academic training for both the MOS 0510 Information Operations Staff Officer and 0551 Information Operations Specialist.



Multipurpose Supporting Arms Trainer

Joint Expeditionary Tactical Trainer


Multipurpose Supporting Arms Trainer

Combined Arms Virtual Environment

The Combined Arms Virtual Environment (CAVE) facilitates tactical control or aircraft and other supporting arms. Students can practice with a variety of airframes and supporting arms and integrate environmental challenges such as low light, smoke, etc. into the problem. This system supports a variety of classes but is most frequently used in training the tactical Air Control Party and joint fires observer students.


Joint Intelligence Operations Center