Students must complete the Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning (Pilot) course prior to registering for JSOTF (Level 1)
Description: This course focuses on the organization, functions, and responsibilities of each major joint staff section of a joint special operations task force (JSOTF), as well as looking at the command and control structure of a JSOTF. Other lessons include JSOTF involvement in civil-military operations and the interoperability
of a JSOTF with IA, nongovernmental, and intergovernmental organizations.
Audience: Ideally, an individual should complete Phase I instruction, prior to being assigned to a theater special operations command (TSOC) or JSOTF. The training audience for this course includes all staff officers and noncommissioned officers, active and reserve component augmentees who may serve in a JSOTF HQ, active and reserve component augmentees enroute/assigned to a TSOC, DoD civilian and contract personnel supporting a JSOTF or TSOC, or other enablers supporting a JSOTF or TSOC.
Course Prerequisites: Students must complete Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning (Pilot) prior to registering for the JSOTF course.