This course offers links, documents and explanations to help students understand the role of reserve officers in the NATO structure as well as to understand the various roles, missions and doctrines of reserve forces throughout the Alliance.
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The NATO Framework Policy on Reserves MC 441/1 (Reading P9-39/01):
Upon completion of this lesson you will be able to: 1. State the basis of the MC 441/1, "NATO Reserve Framework Policy on Reserves". 2. Identify the structures relative to Reserve Forces decision making and policy development and describe how they interact to shape policy. 3. Describe the usefulness and relevance of Reserve Forces in today's Strategic Environment. 4. Identify the basic concepts of Reserve Forces employment. 5. Determine training and readiness issues. 6. Identify two primary Reserve advisory groups. 7. Describe the factors affecting supporting the reserves.
At the conclusion of this lesson, you will be able to state the purpose of NATO's Reserve Forces.
National Reserve Forces Committee (NRFC) MC 392 (Reading P9-39/03):
At the conclusion of this lesson, you will be able to describe the role of the NRFC, and who it reports to within the NATO structure.
Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers (CIOR) MC 248/1 (Reading P9-39/02):
At the conclusion of this lesson, you will be able to describe the role of the CIOR and how it interacts with the NRFC.
Reserve Forces Organisations within the North Atlantic Alliance:
Provide familiarity with some of the Reserve Forces Organisations within the North Atlantic Alliance
Reserve Forces Readings:
Provide links to background Reserve Forces Readings for further study on this topic.
Any interested NATO School Students.
||English 2222 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: OR-1 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-9
This course provides operational information to all NATO Reserve Officers. The student will be introduced in 6 lessons to the NATO documents, the Reserve Forces Organisations within NATO and additional baground information.
This self-paced course is available on the NSO eLearning Platform.
Students selected for NSO resident or distributed learning courses via the allocation process will receive NSO eLearning Platform registration instructions sent to their official email address.
Those individuals not registered for an NSO resident or distributed learning course may find this self-paced course on NATO JADL. Individual registration is required.
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