The aim of this course is to provide students with an introduction to NATO. The syllabus includes the structure, current operations, the various roles, missions, and doctrines of Reserve Forces throughout the Alliance.
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Comprehend NATO Command and Operation Structure/Ongoing Operations:
Given references, the student will explain the NATO command structure and ongoing NATO operations.
Explain NATO’s Strategic Concept and its Impact on Reserve Forces:
Given references, the student will explain the key themes of NATO’s strategic concept as well as its network of partner relationships.
Comprehend the Role of Reserve Forces Within NATO:
Given references, the student will explain the NATO Framework Policy on Reserves as well as the mandate and the current focus of the NRFC.
Understand National Reserve Forces, Force Generation and Force Employment:
Given references, the student will understand national Reserve Force structures, the principles of Force Generation and Force Employment, along with concepts, policies and related best practices.
Understand the Current Challenges of Reserve Forces:
Given instructions, the student will participate in developing the syndicate output resulting in a formal presentation to the NRFC Chairman or NRFC Head of Delegation followed by a reflective panel discussion.
Reserve and Active/Regular military forces from NATO and Partner nations. Open to senior enlisted members, officers and civilians of equivalent rank.
Civilians: Equivalent rank
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: OR-6 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5
This is a five-day residential course comprised of formal lectures, briefings, moderated question-and-answer sessions, as well as syndicate work, learning objectives and main teaching points.
You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules provided by the ACT LMS prior to attending the course.