Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile
This course educates new Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) personnel on how a TSOC plans for and employs U.S. special operations capabilities in an era of Strategic Competition. Participants explore Special Operations Forces (SOF) core activities and how SOF uses their employment/funding authorities to achieve TSOC and Geographic Combatant Command’s operational and strategic theater goals while tying them to their priorities in support of national and defense security strategy in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environment. *Due to COVID-19 this course is offered in one of two formats: Virtually or via a Mobile Education Team. Virtual Option: This virtual option has two components. Part One is 31.5 hours conducted asynchronously by completing 4 online courses; two (2) provided by Joint Special Operations University, one (1) by Defense Security Cooperation University and one (1) by Joint Knowledge Online. Part Two is 8.5 hours conducted synchronously over a two-day period using the ZoomGov platform. Mobile Education Team: The Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile (TSPC-M) is a five day in-residence educational event taught at the sponsoring TSOC Headquarters
Military and civilian personnel assigned to or providing support to a TSOC. Recommended ranks are E6-E9, O1-O5, and WO1-CW5.
Virtual webinar/meeting platform, Weblinks, and course materials will be provided as necessary. Students must have internet access, commercial computer/laptop/device to access course materials and the virtual webinar/meeting