COURSE: WMSS 101 Air Force Civil Engineer Basic Course for ANG/Reserve ForcesOBJECTIVE: For each student to comprehend the AF Civil Engineer structure, core competencies, and contingency capabilities and processes. Students shall be able to select, explain, and apply expedient methods of force beddown, air base operability, and emergency repair for mission essential facilities during contingency operations in support of assigned missions. This course provides the foundation for further education & development. DESCRIPTION: Mandatory course for all National Guard and Reserve Civil Engineer officers to receive the 32E3X AFSC. The course prepares civil engineer officers to provide and maintain expedient force beddown. Students will learn Air Force Civil Engineer responsibilities, assets, and team configurations, force beddown planning processes, expedient airfield criteria and pavement evaluation, infrastructure requirements, and contingency operations. The final week of training will be conducted at the Silver Flag Exercise Site, Detachment 1, 823rd RED HORSE, Tyndall AFB FL. At the Silver Flag site, the AFIT Staff and Silver Flag Cadre will conduct Officer Field Education (OFE). OFE provides hands-on education in force beddown, rapid runway repair, disaster preparedness, services, fire rescue, bare base assets, and command and control. PRIMARY AUDIENCE: New Civil Engineer officers (O1-O2) SECONDARY AUDIENCE: All other new Civil Engineer officers. PREREQUISITES: Students must have an engineering or architectural Bachelor’s degree. In addition, students must be in-processed with their unit having set up their ID card, pay, government travel card, etc.), received appropriate home-station training, and have required gear issued. The Civil Engineer School is not equipped to issue gear to students and the course is not designed to allow time for military in-processing. Exception to policy waivers will be considered on a case by case basis by schoolhouse administrators. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All students must bring calculator and a laptop for homework is recommended but not required. This course is mandatory for all new CE officers. Students must possess a SECRET clearance to assure attendance at all lessons. Clearance should be printed on orders. Bring a valid military ID to class. Students must also complete all additional requirements listed in the pre-course letter prior to attending the course. DELIVERY METHOD: Resident course held at AFIT with dates for FY13 as follows: 13A - 25 February - 24 March 2013; 13B - 20 May - 16 June 2013 COURSE CREDIT: 12 CEUs in compliance with IACET standards COURSE LENGTH: 27 Days QUESTIONS? Send us an e-mail by clicking the Contact Us button.