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M5-46

NATO Public Affairs Policy Indoctrination Course

Conducted by HIED

Aim

The aim of this course is to prepare students to provide guidance and advice to NATO and PfP commanders on current NATO public affairs policy, procedures, and activities.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Area: STC - Strategic Communication
Section: PA - Public Affairs, Military Public Affairs
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: ACT.185
ETOC Code: STC-PA-2548

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M5-46-C-17 30 Oct 17 - 03 Nov 17 0
M5-46-A-18 19 - 23 Mar 18 0
M5-46-B-18 04 - 08 Jun 18 0
M5-46-C-18 29 Oct 18 - 02 Nov 18 0

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

PA Guidance: Given references, the student will prepare timely, effective, and succinct guidance related to public affairs for the NATO and Partner commanders in accordances with MC 457-2, ACO 95-1, ACO 95-3.

Conduct Public Affairs Activities: Given references, students will be able to conduct public affairs activities in coordination with STRATCOM elements: PSYOPS, INFO OPS, and CIMIC.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-2 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9), or civilian equivalent, assigned to a national headquarters, agency, MOD, Foreign Affairs department, or subordinate military headquarters or unit which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5

Methodology

This one-week course is comprised of interactive plenary lectures, followed by brief, moderated Q&A sessions. Case studies complete the subject matter.

Further Information

This course is a prerequisite for the NATO PA in Operations Course (S5-44)