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PSU Basic Skills Course

501567

COURSE CONTACTS:

Section Chief (910) 440-7529
Course Chief (910) 440-6074

PURPOSE:

To introduce a member of the USCG Port Security Unit (PSU) to the information and skills needed to operate successfully as a member of the PSU during deployment OCONUS in accordance with United States Coast Guard orders, instructions, doctrine and real world requirements. This course provides E-2 through O-5 personnel with instruction on the basic skills required of a PSU team member. The students will be required to complete classroom and practical field exercises. Units of instruction consist of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) defense, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), Land Navigation, Entry Control Points (ECP), Vehicle Searches, Rear Area Security, Crew Served Weapons including the M240B and M2HB, Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), Individual and Squad Movement, and Basic Patrolling. There will be a number of practical exercises and live fire training. Students will be living in field conditions and eating Meals Ready to Eat (MRE’s) for the majority of the course.

DURATION:


12 Days

PREREQUISITES:

AMPLIFYING INFORMATION:

EQUIPMENT LIST:

Check off sheet


INDIVIDUAL DOCUMENTATION:

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Military identification card

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Completed medical questionnaire

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Current CG-3029 reflecting qualification on M16/M4 BRMC or CRC

1

Current CG-3029 reflecting PQS qualified on the M16/M4, the M240B and the M2HB 50.Cal IAW Coast Guard Ordnance Manual, COMDTINST 8000.2 (series) completed within 90 days of report date

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Memo from parent command or TMT printout showing that student has successfully completed the physical fitness test within 180 days of class convening IAW COMDTINST M16114.9D Boat Crew Training Manual.

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Memo from parent command or TMT printout showing that student has successfully completed the physical fitness test within 180 days of class convening IAW COMDTINST M16114.9D Boat Crew Training Manual.



PSU Basic Skills Course is accredited by the American Council on Education.

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Last Modified 2/9/2016