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Machine Gun Course (MGC)


Machine Gun Course

Course Contact:
(910) 440-6199


This course is designed to train Coast Guard personnel on the operation of the M240B Machine Gun, standard communication phraseology, Use of Force and Vessel on Vessel Use of Force.


4 Days


Students must have qualified on the Basic Rifle Marksmanship Course (BRMC) within the last five years.

Commands requesting attendance of unit personnel must provide in the request a statement certifying how the prerequisite is met.

Commands requesting attendance of unit personnel not meeting the above criteria should request specific quota approval in writing from CG-731 prior to attendance. Unless there are extraordinary circumstances, approval will not be granted.

Last Modified 1/12/2016