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Training Academics

 Antiterrorism Level II Training

The Force Protection Training Division, under the direction of the United States Army Military Police School (USAMPS), Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, conducts the Antiterrorism/Force Protection Level II training outlined below. The two training courses provide a comprehensive Force Protection package for Department of Defense (DoD) personnel who have the responsibility for Force Protection. Both courses are Level II training, just designed for different level of responsibilities.

DoD agencies who desire training in the courses should meet the prerequisites and coordinate directly with their supporting Army Training Requirement and Resource System (ATRRS) coordinator for quotas.

Antiterrorism Officer Basic Course - To train and prepare brigade level and below personnel assigned as Unit Antiterrorism Officers in their roles and responsibilities to be an advisor to the Commander as well as providing Antiterrorism awareness training to their unit.

Antiterrorism Officer Advance Course - The ATO Advance course encompasses training students in the roles and responsibilities of an Antiterrorism Officer. Training includes developing an installation/FOB AT plan; an AT exercise; an installation/FOB RAM program; coordinating for antiterrorism resource requirements, construction project plan for AT standards, reviewing a contract statement of work for antiterrorism considerations, crisis communications (PAO) and legal considerations.

For additional ATFP course information click on http://www.wood.army.mil/usamps/Training/Courses.html 

USAMPS point of contact is Mr. Reg Cole@ 573-563-8098, DSN 676.

 Antiterrorism Level II Refresher Training Guidance

The following instructions are for personnel who have previously completed the Level II training provided by USAMPS and require refresher training. These instructions (provided by USAMPS) will take you to the refresher training. For additional information or for any questions you may have, please contact Ms. Eva Jones at eva.j.jones.civ@mail.mil (573-563-7248) or Mr. Gary Hackney at 573-563-7275 or Mr. James McCarney, Chief, Force Protection Training at 573-596-0059.
  1. Log on to: https://www.blackboard.wood.army.mil/
  2. A webpage may pop up that says "There is a problem with this website's security certificate". Click, continue to this website.
  3. A pop up window may appear that says, "The name of this site does not match the name on the certificate. Do you want to continue?" Click yes.
  4. Click on the AT Refresher Training Course link underneath the MP School Crest. There will be two login buttons. Click the "CAC" login using your CAC, then login using your AKO login.
  5. Log on with AKO username and password. It does not give an option for CAC login so you must have an AKO password.
  6. Click the Courses tab in the upper right corner of the webpage.
  7. Click Browse Course Catalog.
  8. In the blank space provided, type in antiterrorism and click go.
  9. The Antiterrorism Level II Refresher Training will be listed. On the left side of the screen there will be a drop down box adjacent to T-MP-ATO-open-0109. Click the drop down box and click enroll.
  10. Type in the Access Code: 2145e
  11. The next screen will inform you that you are successfully enrolled in the course. Click Ok.
  12. Click the tab on the left that says, "dL Courseware".
  13. Click on the hyperlink, "Click to Launch"
    ** (If the screen view shows the items on the page as "miniatures" look at the browser, if the browser displays a torn page icon, click onto the torn page icon in the browser and the page should show as normal).
  14. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the training.

Army e-Learning

        At no cost to the individual or their organization, all active duty soldiers, members of the National Guard or Reserves, Department of the Army civilian employees, and USMA and ROTC cadets are authorized to access over 1,500 Information Technology, Business Skills, and Interpersonal Skills courses from any location, around the clock (24/7). All you have to do to use Army e-Learning is get an Army Knowledge Online (AKO) account and complete your registration through ATRRS (you do NOT need an ATRRS Logon id/Account to register). Browse the Army e-Learning Course Catalog to see the courses available to you.

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)

        The AFCEA Educational Foundation is an independent, non-profit, tax-exempt public charity dedicated to providing educational opportunities and assistance for people engaged in information management, communications and intelligence efforts and fostering excellence in education particularly in the hard science disciplines of Command and Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) and Information Resource Management (IRM).

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • The U.S. Intelligence Community: Who Does What, With What, for What?
  • Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Intelligence Support to Cyber warfare
  • Net-Centric Warfare: Interpretation, Technologies and Implementation
  • Fundamentals of TEMPEST Security
  • Cyber Security - the Building Block of IT
  • Post 9/11 Compliance and Security in the Global Supply Chain - Best Practices in Leadership and Management
  • TEMPEST Professionals Certification Course
  • TEMPEST Threat Management (Formerly TEMPEST Managers' Certification Course)
Army Management Staff College - Command Programs
  • Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security Course (DPTMSC)
        At the request of IMCOM, Command Programs created the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security Course (DPTMSC) for civil service or military members who provide essential services to Army installations. The course is designed for Directors, Operations Officers, Plans Officers, and Security Officers assigned to a DPTMS.
  • Army Installation Antiterrorism/Force Protection Level 4 (ATFP4) Seminar
        Army Installation Antiterrorism/Force Protection Level 4 (ATFP4) seminar provides senior military and civilian executive leadership with the requisite knowledge to enable development of Anti-Terrorism (AT) Program policies and facilitate oversight of all aspects of AT Programs at the installation level.

Army Management Staff College - Civilian Education System


  Center For Development of Security Excellence (CDSE)

   Center For Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) courses are intended for use by Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel and contractors within the National Industrial Security Program.

CDSE offers numerous eLearning and instructor-led courses in the following security areas:
  • Counterintelligence
  • General Security
  • Industrial Security
  • Information Security
  • Personnel Security
  • Physical Security
  • Special Access Programs

CI Centre

    The CI Centre provides education and training solutions designed to enhance your organization's mission and to protect your information, facility and personnel from global terrorists, foreign intelligence collectors and competitor threats.

Courses include: Counterintelligence, Security Awareness, Counterterrorism, Interviewing, Area Studies, Espionage, OPSEC and much more.

CIA University (CIAU) (website available on JWICS)

The CIAU currently offers Intelligence Community (IC) officers an array of training options covering analytic tradecraft, proliferation economics and leadership. Individual IC employees can attend any of the scheduled classes list, most conducted in the Washington, D.C metropolitan area.

Civilian Education System (Army Management Staff College)

        Civilian Education System (CES) Leader Development Program is a progressive and sequential leader development program that provides enhanced educational opportunities for Army Civilians throughout their careers. Army Civilians will become multi-skilled, agile leaders of the 21st Century, who personify the Warrior Ethos in all aspects, from warfighting support, to statesmanship, to enterprise management.

Course offerings:
  • Foundation Course (FC)
  • Basic Course (BC)
  • Intermediate Course (IC)
  • Advanced Course (AC)
  • Continuing Education for Senior Leaders (CESL)
  • Action Officers Development Course (AODC)
  • Supervisors Development Course (SDC)
  • Managers Development Course (MDC)


  Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

        The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) is the one institution that touches nearly every member of the DoD Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L) workforce throughout all professional career stages. DAU provides a full range of basic, intermediate, and advanced certification training, core plus training, mission assistance, job-relevant applied research, and continuous learning opportunities.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • International Security and Technology Transfer/Control (PMT 203)
  • Multinational Program Management (PMT 202)
Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA)

The Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy (DCITA) develops and delivers cyber investigation training courses for DoD organizations, Defense Criminal Investigative Organizations, military counterintelligence agencies, and law enforcement organizations. The Academy is the only government organization solely dedicated to cyber investigations training, development, and delivery. Students are trained in the latest digital forensic techniques using state-of-the-art equipment, classrooms, and technologies. DCITA training includes:
  • Computer search and seizure techniques
  • Network intrusion investigations
  • Forensic computer media analysis to support criminal, fraud, and counterintelligence investigations
  • Basic and advanced forensic examinations
  • Online undercover techniques
Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management (DISAM)

        The International Programs Security Requirements course covers the principles and procedures that facilitate international technology transfer, export controls, and foreign disclosure. Specific lessons discuss the acquisition process for international program security, controlled unclassified and foreign government information the National Disclosure Policy and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The export approval and license process is covered along with the role of the Defense Security Service (DSS).

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • International Programs Security Requirements (IPSR) Course
Defense Personnel Security Research Center (PERSEREC)

        The Defense Personnel Security Research Center (PERSEREC) is a Department of Defense entity dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and fairness of the DoD personnel security system. The PERSEREC website is designed to provide security professionals-managers, investigators, adjudicators, educators, and policymakers-useful, job-related innovative tools, aids, reports, and other materials that have been generated in the course of carrying out our research programs.

Security tools:
  • Adjudicative Desk Reference
  • Customizable Security Guide
  • Automated Briefing System
  • Espionage and Other Compromises to National Security 1975-2008
  • Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence
  • Combating Workplace Violence: Guidelines for Employers and Law Enforcement
  • Security Training Providers Catalog
  • Insider Risk Evaluation and Audit Tool
Defense Security Service Academy (DSSA)  - New Name - Center For Development of Security Excellence

Department of Homeland Security and FBI College Internship

        Improve Arabic language skills and knowledge of the national security environment in just 63 days with the National Security Internship 360° Experience.

  Essentials of Suitability Adjudication Program (ESAP) - Course Information for 2013


  Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)

        The FLETC serves as an interagency law enforcement training organization for 88 Federal agencies. The FLETC also provides services to state, local, tribal, and international law enforcement agencies. The FLETC is headquartered at Glynco, Ga., near the port city of Brunswick, halfway between Savannah, Ga., and Jacksonville, Fla.


  George Mason University Center for Secure Information Systems

        The Information Assurance Scholarship Program provides full scholarship support to selected undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students seeking degrees and graduate certificates in information assurance disciplines. Support includes tuition, a stipend, a paid part-time internship, and full-time employment following graduation. During breaks in their academic studies, Information Assurance Scholars will receive progressive, hands-on experience in information security internships at Department of Defense agencies. In return, scholars must agree to some restrictions and obligations regarding curriculum, GPA and post-program employment. If all conditions are met, Information Assurance Scholars will receive full-time permanent positions with the Department of Defense on program completion.


  Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

        ISOO continues to explore ways to coordinate the dissemination of as many security education aids as possible and to develop them within the context of budgetary considerations. The website features the current inventory of security training aids.

Security tools:
  • Security Awareness Basics Video
  • ISOO 2005 Symposium Video
  • Marking Booklet
  • Changes to Classified Documents Marking Booklet
  • The SF 312 Briefing Booklet
  • Appropriateness of Classification Methodology
  • National Industrial Security Program Bookmark, Pamphlet and Brochure
Intelligence Community Proliferation Catalog (available on JWICS)

        The IC Proliferation Training Catalog is published by the Central Intelligence Agency University (CIAU) and contains information on courses offered by the IC and other US Government organizations. For registration and tuition-related information on specific courses, please call the numbers provided in the catalog.


 Joint Military Attache School (JMAS) (website available on JWICS)

        DIA operates the Joint Military Attache School as training for Military Attaches, Attache Staff, Spouses and Reservists that support the Defense Attache System (DAS). The DAS is for military personnel and DoD civilians identified for a unique assignment as part of the diplomatic team representing the United States in over 180 embassies around the world.

Joint Military Intelligence Training Center (JMITC) (website available on SIPR and JWICS)

        JMITIC provides strategic and joint intelligence training (resident and mobile) for DIA, the Unified Commands, the Military Services, other Department of Defense components, and other Federal agencies.


  Kenneth Sudol and Associates, Inc.

        Kenneth Sudol & Associates, Inc provides training to government and private industry in the following areas: anti-terrorism, conducting interviews, government personnel and the NISP, JPAS/JCAVS training, personnel suitability, security specialist, classification management, crisis management, information security, personnel security and physical security.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Advanced Personnel Security and Suitability Adjudication
  • Advanced Security Studies Course
  • Government Personnel & the NISP
  • Fundamentals of Conducting a Personnel Security Interview
  • JCAVS/JPAS Training
  • Personnel Security and Suitability Adjudication
  • Security Specialist Course
  • Understanding the Personnel Security Program
  • Understanding NISPOM Requirements


  MIS Training Institute

        Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute is an international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the USA, UK, and Asia. MIS' expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Fundamentals of Information Security
  • Fundamentals of Enterprise Network Security
  • Applying a Risk Management Framework to Federal Information Systems
  • How to Manage an Information Security Program
  • Network Security Essentials


  National Classification Management Society (NCMS)

        NCMS was founded in 1964 by a group of government and industry security classification managers and administrators who recognized the importance of establishing a society, national in scope, to advance the practice of Classification Management as a profession. Today, the Society has over 3,000 members and approximately 35 chapters in the United States and overseas including representatives from NATO countries.
  • Industrial Security Professional (ISP) Certification
National Defense Intelligence College (NDIC) (website available on JWICS)

        The mission of the NDIC is to prepare military and civilian Intelligence Community and Combatant Command Intelligence professionals, through education and research, to work with skill and dedication in identifying and effectively integrating foreign, military and domestic intelligence in defense of the homeland and of US interests abroad. Admission to NDIC varies depending on whether you are applying for full-time or part-time, graduate or undergraduate study.

National Defense University

        The National Defense University is the premier center for Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) and is under the direction of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The University's main campus is on Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C. The Joint Forces Staff College is located in Norfolk, VA. The National Defense University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Cyber Security for Information Leaders
  • Information Assurance and Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Information Ops and Nat'l Security in the Information Age
  • Homeland Security Information Management: Tools and Techniques
National Geospatial-Intelligence College (NGC) (website available on JWICS)

        NGC provides the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community with the high-quality, GEOINT-specific technical skills training and mission-essential systems training.

National Security Education Program

        The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is a major Federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. It consists of five initiatives that integrate the best components of language learning and international education developed in conjunction with progressively minded partners throughout the U.S. education community. NSEP focuses on the critical languages and cultures of Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. Participants are involved in innovative, intensive, and long-term programs designed to provide meaningful opportunities to gain significant competencies in these languages and cultures.

National Security Training Institute (NSTi)

        The National Security Training Institute (NSTI), founded in 2004 as a not-for-profit corporation, is dedicated to the development and delivery of security training and professional development for security practitioners who support the Intelligence and Department of Defense communities. Using the latest techniques in Instructional System Design (ISD) and the best instructors available, NSTI is known for providing, highly interactive hands-on training that can be directly applied back to the job. NSTI brings to its clients nationally recognized security expertise in a wide array of security disciplines.

  • Analytical Risk Management (ARM)
  • Excellence In Security Management (ESM)
  • Facility Security Officer Course (FSOC)
  • Information Systems Security Training (ISST) ~Transition from DCID 6/3 to ICD 503~
  • Practical SCIF Construction (PSC)
  • Security Presentation Skills Seminar (SPSS)
  • CNSS-4012 Senior System Manager (SSM)/Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Training
  • Special Security Officer Course (SSOC)

NRO Training and Education (website available on JWICS)

        The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Training and Education Services offers options for traditional stand-up training, lectures, and specialized briefings. Some of the courses/briefings are held at the NRO Headquarters, while other services require an NRO employee travelling to your site to deliver the training or present an educational briefing. Employees wishing to request NRO training products may fill out a product request form on the JWICS site. Additionally, employees that want to request training services, briefings, lectures, etc., must fill out a form on the NRO training JWICS site.

NSA National Cryptologic School (NCS)

        The National Cryptologic School is the National Security Agency's (NSA) professional academic institution. The NCS consists of four centers including the Center for Leadership, Center for Language, Center for Cryptology and the Center for Acquisition, Business and Systems Engineering. These centers provide a comprehensive program of education, training and development opportunities to support the mission needs of the cryptologic community.


  Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Eastern and Western Management Development Centers

        The Federal Executive Institute and the Management Development Centers are dedicated to developing career leaders for the Federal Government. Our three centers in Charlottesville, Virginia, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and Aurora, Colorado all offer exceptional residential learning environments and are staffed with program directors, seminar leaders, and facilitators drawn from America's elite corps of training professionals.

Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX)

        As the premier counterintelligence and security agency in the US Government, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive provides effective leadership and support to the counterintelligence and security activities of the US Intelligence Community, the US Government, and US private sector entities who are at risk of intelligence collection or attack by foreign adversaries. Available training is applicable to all SCI approved personnel.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Welcome to SCI
  • SCI Today
  • Classification Management
  • Unauthorized Disclosures
  • Living within a SCIF
  • DCID 6/3 InfoSec Course
  • ICD 704 Adjudicator's Seminar
  • DCID 6/9 Physical Sec Seminar
  • GOV SSO Course
  • Mid-Level SSO Course
  • Senior Sec. Prof Seminar (SSPS)

  Regional Joint Intelligence Training Facility (RJITF) (website available on JWICS)

        The mission of the RJITF is to provide Intelligence Professionals with the analytical skills and intellectual stimuli to respond to highly challenging and dynamic intelligence requirements in support of USCENTCOM, Component Commands and Joint Task Forces.


  Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis (CIA University)

        The Sherman Kent School for Intelligence Analysis provides students with an integrated, career-long program that combines specialized training in the craft of intelligence analysis with a substantive curriculum interwoven with the values, traditions, and history of the CIA. Courses on the intelligence profession along with instruction in foreign languages, regional studies, and core substantive issues enable students to work in cross-component teams and to stay abreast of global and technological change. Leadership courses help students explore and enhance their individual abilities and underscore the critical linkage between leadership, values, and the intelligence profession.

Signal School, Ft. Gordon GA

ATRRS Course Catalog Course # 4C-F22/160-F23
  • Standardized COMSEC Custodian Course

  U.S. Air Force Special Operations School

        The United States Air Force Special Operations School (USAFSOS) at Hurlburt Field, Florida develops and administers courses to support the U.S. Special Operations Command educational system. USAFSOS provides specialized courses of instruction covering command and control of SOF air assets, as well as integration into the Air Operations Center, and other areas not covered by conventional institutions. Currently, our courses focus on one of four areas: asymmetric warfare education, regional and cultural awareness, SOF professional development, and joint operations.

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Dynamics of International Terrorism (DIT)
  • Cross-Cultural Communications Course (CCC)
US Joint Forces Intelligence School (JFIS) (website available on JWICS)

        The JFCOM Joint Transformation Command for Intelligence (JTC-1) Joint Forces Intelligence School (JFIS) leads joint operational intelligence training and education supporting joint operations, transformation, Joint Task Force certification and exercises to meet intelligence challenges of the 21st century.

USDA Graduate School

        Serving 200,000 participants annually in nearly 1,000 courses, the Graduate School offers classes and programs in areas ranging from government-based specialties such as governmental accounting and auditing, human capital management and acquisition to foreign languages, economics, leadership and management and the latest software. Established in 1921, the Graduate School has a rich history of excellence in professional training and currently conducts more than 900 different courses at locations throughout the country and worldwide. Graduate School USA has acquired the assets of two well-respected security training firms - Kenneth Sudol & Associates and JPW Security Solutions. With this addition, the School now offers a broad security curriculum to address critical training needs in the market. Please add under course offerings: Information Security, Personnel Security, Physical Security, Counterintelligence, and Industrial Security

Security-relevant course offerings:
  • Suitability Adjudication Course (STAF8101D)
  • Information Security Specialist Certification Program (SRTY9999T)
  • Briefing Techniques (COMM7002D)
  • Security Awareness Training via GS Connect (SRTY7030A)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Security (COMP3315E)
  • Introduction to Information Security (SRTY7000T)

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