Overall Schedules

FY2018 Schedule

Registration

To register for courses, please go to the USAFSOS Blackboard site.

To access Blackboard, copy and paste the URL below into browser's address bar: https://afsoc.blackboard.com

We are currently unable to link directly to the USAFSOS Blackboard site per AFI 33-129, paragraph 6.9.1.

Courses By Department

Antiterrorism Officers Course (ATOC)

Course:

SOED-ATOC

PDS Code:

1CG

Length:

12 Days

Security Level:

SECRET

DSN:

579-4757/4758

Comm:

850 884-4757/4758

E-Mail:

UDG_USAFSOS/ATOC_CourseDirector@us.af.mil

Enrollment By:

SELF-NOMINATION

Enrollment/Registration: Please refer to Registration information below for specific instructions.

 

Course Information


Description: The Anti-Terrorism Officers Course (ATOC) is a certification course for DoD Level II Antiterrorism Officer (ATO) training. Graduates of ATOC will be ATII-certified and can perform the function of Antiterrorism Officers IAW DoDI 2000.16, DoD Antiterrorism Standards. AT will be addressed focusing on a basic knowledge of the motivation, organization, techniques, operational capabilities, and threat posed by terrorist groups. Strong emphasis is placed on individual protective measures that can be used to minimize the threat, to include OPSEC considerations. Students will engage in antiterrorism/force protection (AT/FP) planning, vulnerability assessments, site surveys, and reporting, as well as familiarization with the technology and techniques associated with AT/FP duties. Successful completion of the capstone exercise is required for ATII certification.

Target Audience: Military officers (O-1 to O-4), enlisted (E-5 to E-8), and US Government civilian employees designated by the commander to perform AT/FP duties and other individuals involved in or supporting AT/FP programs. ATOC is a nominative course. Students are selected on an individual basis and notified of their selection by the course director. Selections are made 4 weeks prior to the course start date.

Prerequisites/References: None.

Registration: To apply for this course prospective students must first obtain a USAFSOS Blackboard account. To access Blackboard, copy and paste the following address into your browser's address bar: https://afsoc.blackboard.com. (Currently we are unable to link directly to the USAFSOS Blackboard site per AFI 33-129, paragraph 6.91.) This course requires nomination and approval to determine eligibility for a course quota.

Note: Class end NLT 15:00 on the last day of class.

 

Special Security Instructions

This course is taught at the SECRET level (or above), you must:

JPAS Verification

Fax Verification

Security Managers must submit a visit request 14-30 days prior to class start date through JPAS (use class acronym "ATOC" in POC block) to SMO code EE0VFPP56 being sure the student's personal summary page reflects the proper access to be granted.

Ensure that the course acronym "ATOC" is used in the POC block and that the student's personal summary page reflects proper access to attend the course.

ONLY NON DOD AGENCIES ARE ALLOWED TO FAX A SECURITY CLEARANCE. JPAS USERS MUST SEND A VISIT REQUEST VIA JPAS

Fax the individual's clearance on official letterhead to:
DSN 579-1866
COMM 850-884-1866

Ensure that the course acronym "ATOC" and inclusive dates are clearly indicated at the top of the page as the purpose for the visit.

For SECURITY QUESTIONS ONLY, please call:

Commercial: 850-884-4673

DSN: 579-4673

 

 

Representative Periods of Instruction

The ATO (Antiterrorism Officer) Perspective

Surveillance/Detection/Reporting

Threat/Vulnerability/Site/Route Assessments

Physical Security Considerations

AT Roles, Responsibilities, and Organization

Resourcing AT Programs

Medical Considerations

The Engagement Concept

Operations Security (OPSEC) Considerations

Advanced Weapons Familiarization

Threat Levels/Threat Conditions/RAMs

Mine Recognition and Orientation

IN/CI Integration

AOR Specific Data Collection -- Less-Lethal/New Technologies

Prepare AT Plans

Practical Planning Exercise

Conduct AT Training

Senior Officer Outbrief

 

 

Note 1: Course length includes 5 days of Dynamics of International Terrorism (DIT) course, which the individual must attend, even if previously completed.

Note 2: Course extends through 15:00 on the last day of class. When making departure travel plans, please take into account the time the course ends. Early departures from class to make flights will not be authorized.

Note 3: ATOC FP II is offered 6-8 times a year, in conjunction with the DIT course. 

 

ATOC Scheduled Offerings

Status

Iteration

Start Dates

End Dates

Location

Notices

N/C

17G

18-Sep-17

22-Sep-17

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18A

2-Oct-17

6-Oct-17

McGuire AFB

 

N/C

18B

23-Oct-17

3-Nov-17

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18C

13-Nov-17

17-Nov-17

Travis AFB

 

N/C

18D

22-Jan-18

3-Feb-18

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18E

26-Feb-18

9-Mar-18

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18F

2-Apr-18

13-Apr-18

Cannon AFB

 

N/C

18G

7-May-18

18-May-18

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18H

16-Jul-18

27-Jul-18

Hurlburt Field

 

N/C

18I

10-Sep-18

21-Sep-18

Hurlburt Field

 

 ! = Change || N/C = No Change || X = Cancelled

Course dates and locations are subject to change, please verify schedule prior to departing duty location.

Updated 8 Sep 2017