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Maritime Enforcement Specialist "A" School

On 14 April 2010 the very first ME “A” school in Coast Guard history graduated. View the Graduation.

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Description

ME A School Logo The scope of the Maritime Enforcement Specialist "A' School is to train qualified Coast Guard personnel to provide security and law enforcement support for United States Coast Guard missions to include: Leadership, Physical Fitness, Communications, Safety, Rate Training and Administration, Security, Maritime Law Enforcement, tactical Operations, Port Readiness, Weapons Familiarization and Qualification, Ports Waterways and Coastal Security, Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection. To ensure compliance with standards indicated in the terminal performance objectives, students will be evaluated during role-plays, labs, scenarios, practical and written exams.

Course Code

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502195

Length

Forty-seven training days over 9.3 weeks.

Curriculum

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  • Leadership
  • Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Weapons Proficiency
  • Physical Fitness
  • Training and Administration
  • Communications
  • Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection
  • Safety

Eligibility Criteria

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  1. Minimum ASVAB score: VE + AR = 100
  2. Eligible for a secret clearance. Commands must certify that the member is a
    U. S. citizen and has an approved NACLC security package on file.
  3. Normal color perception in accordance with the Medical Manual, COMDTINST M6000.1(series).
  4. Member is within maximum allowable weight in accordance with Allowable Weight Standards for Coast Guard Military Personnel, COMDTINST M1020.8 (series).
  5. Eligible to possess a firearm (Lautenberg Amendment Compliance - DD 2760) in accordance with COMDTINST 10100.1(series).
  6. A valid state drivers license. 
  7. 24 months of obligated service from date of graduation.
Note

Physical Fitness – Need not have all physical fitness standards as pre-requisites, though completion of either the Boarding Officer and Boat Crew Physical Fitness test or the Deployable Specialized Forces Tier II Physical Fitness test after 01 January 2009 will be a ME “A” school graduation requirement.

Weapons Qualifications - Need not have all weapons qualifications as pre-requisites, though full weapons qualifications is a ME "A" school graduation requirement. Full weapons qualifications include: judgmental pistol course, basic and practical pistol, basic and combat rifle, and shotgun.

How to Apply

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Route a Special Request Authorization (chit) through your chain of command. For more information please visit the USCG Personnel Service Center Non-Rate / A-School Assignments web site.

Convenings

Class Designation
Report Date
Convening Date
Graduation Date
ME A 301
01/02/2013
01/03/2013
03/12/2013
ME A 302
01/31/2013
02/01/2013
04/09/2013
ME A 302A
03/03/2013
03/04/2013
05/07/2013
ME A 303
03/31/2013
04/01/2013
06/05/2013
ME A 304
04/28/2013
04/29/2013
07/03/2013
ME A 305
06/24/2013
06/25/2031
08/29/2013
ME A 306
07/23/2013
07/24/2013
09/27/2013
ME A 307
09/18/2013
09/19/2013
11/26/2013
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Point of Contacts

Please visit the MLE Academy Contact web page for contact information.

What to Bring

Please use the This Check Sheet when packing your sea bag for ME A school.
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Travel Information

Please see the Travel and Check In page for information on transportation and directions.
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