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Army Chemical Review presents professional information about Chemical Corps functions related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, smoke, flame, and civil support operations.

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The courses shown in Table 2 are required by command and control chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear response element (C2CRE); chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives enhanced response force package (CERFP); WMD–civil support team (CST); domestic response force; and homeland response force units for MOS qualifcation. Table 2. Functional training courses Mass Casualty Decontamination Course (School Code 031, Course 4K-F25/494-F-30) This 9-day course is appropriate for CERFP and domestic-response casualty decontamination team members. Students who successfully complete the course receive certifcation at the hazmat awareness and operations levels. CBRN Responder Course (School Code 031, Course 4K-F24/494-F29) This 10-day course is appropriate for C2CRE members. All students attending the course must be International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) DOD awareness-certifed before arriving. Students who successfully complete the course receive certifcation at the hazmat operations and technician levels. Civil Support Skills Course (CSSC) (School Code 031, Course 4K-F20/494-28) This 8-week course is appropriate for Army National Guard WMD-CST members. Students receive advanced training in hazmat technician and incident command and CBRN survey, point reconnaissance, sampling operations, personal protective equipment selection and certifcation, and decontamination. They also receive specialized training on a variety of military and commercial CBRN detection equipment. Note: All students who successfully complete hazmat training are awarded certifcates issued by IFSAC and DOD. Additional copies of certifcates can be obtained at . A Soldier who arrives for any resident course without having frst completed all appropriate dL requirements will be returned to his or her unit without action. 44 Offcers (O-3 through O-5) and NCOs (E-7 through E-9) who are interested in available drilling individual mobilization augmentee positions throughout USACBRNS should contact the USAR Proponency NCO. Field grade USAR offcers who would like to transfer into the Chemical Corps should contact the USACBRNS Deputy Assistant Commandant–Army Reserve (DAC-AR) for specifc branch qualifcation information. The 3d Brigade (Chemical), 102d Division (Maneuver Support), is currently seeking instructors for various locations. An applicant should be an E-6 or E-7, should be qualifed (or able to be trained) as an Army basic instructor, and should have completed the appropriate NCO Education System coursework. Interested Soldiers should contact Sergeant First Class Matthew Fries at (860) 570-7106 or . Contact Information Colonel Francisco S. Velez (DAC-AR), (573) 563-8050 or . Sergeant Major Phillip D. Pennington (CBRN USAR Sergeant Major), (573) 563-4026 or . Sergeant First Class Larry D. Foreman (Training Development NCO–AR), (573) 563-7757 or . Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth R. Napier (DAC-NG), (573) 563-7676 or . Master Sergeant Christopher C. Lemley (Proponency NCO–NG), (573) 563-7667 or . Joint SLC (Course 4K-74A/494-F18) This is a 4-day course for senior leaders focusing on operational- and strategic-level aspects of countering weapons of mass de- struction (WMD). Participants also receive toxic-agent training at the Chemical Defense Training Facility. In addition, the Joint SLC forum offers a unique opportunity for senior military leaders, civilian government agency leaders, and leaders representing allied and coali- tion partners to exchange ideas. CBRN Precommand Course (Course 4K0F4) This is a 5-day course that prepares Regular Army and Reserve Component (RC) offcers who have been selected for command of a CBRN battalion or brigade or a CBRN position in a division. Each student receives instruction in the application of Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, concepts to the battalion training management process. Note: Additional information is available at . ADP 7-0, Training Units and Developing Leaders, 23 August 2012. Army Chemical Review

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