For each student to comprehend their responsibilities during contingencies, to understand the organizational structures they could work with and within, and comprehend the resources and resource avenues available to them.
This course prepares mid-level CE officers (majors and captains with at least 6 years commissioned service) for leadership during contingency operations. These contingencies include wartime deployments, force beddown, base recovery, other contingency operations, and peacetime contingency operations such as base recovery after natural/manmade disasters and defense support to civil authorities (DSCA). Major components of the course include Joint and Air Force doctrine, managing contingency engineering functions, leadership, lessons learned from current operations, and Emergency Management. Officers will also learn how to operate with federal (FEMA), state, and local agencies while functioning within the military realms of responsibility.
Civil Engineer (32EX) mid-level officer with 6-12 years commissioned service. Officers scheduled to be deployed within 1 year will have first priority for this course.