Description: The course educates logistics enablers to the unique challenges, methods, and problem solving skills required to provide support to a deployed Marine special operations company in a distributed environment. This course is designed to reinforce baseline logistics knowledge while teaching students the capabilities and resources available at the operational/theater level of logistics. The course prepares students to leverage joint logistics and provides a clear understanding of command relationships, components, funding, and authorities at the theater level of logistics. The course is a study of U.S. military and government organizations, their associated cultures, and stakeholders as they relate to special operations logistics support.
Audience: The target audience for the course is primarily logistics enablers and non-logistics key billet holders deploying with MARSOF and/or other SOF component entities. Minimum military grade for all attendees is E6 for enlisted and O2 for officers. It is recommended that nominees have attended their appropriate Service logistics schools and have at least five years of experience as a logistician.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Special Operations Forces - Distance Learning (Pilot)
Text and Material: All required texts and materials will be available to the student upon arrival to the course. Each student MUST have after hours – NOT in the classroom – access to commercial internet and the course Blackboard site prior to and throughout the course.