Special Operations Religious Support Team Orientation

Functional Support RSTO FCO 3628 Open Nomination Only Unclassified


The course provides an overview of SOF religious support (RS) programs and issues in each SOF components and commands, as well as SOF-specific supportive care and counseling skills education. The curriculum also covers best practices, unique funding issues and role on the interdisciplinary team, and the Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) team. The course is executed through a Resident Learning component of 40 hours, one week in duration at JSOU, allows students to take the course content in an interactive in-Person format.


Primarily for, but not limited to, military officers, warrant officers, noncommissioned officers, and U.S. government civilian/contractor employees, serving the SOF community or in direct support of chaplains/chaplain assistants and religious programs. International military and civilians whose job requires knowledge of SOF religious programs may be accepted.This course is available to international partners. Prospective international students must contact the security cooperation training element at the U.S. Embassy in his/her country to initiate course attendance. Provide the following MASL Number: D126083


Resident Course.


Provided day of class.


JSOU is currently an accredited educational institution accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) - a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. This course has been reviewed and accredited.

25A (28-Oct-2024 to 01-Nov-2024)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Registration Opens: 08/28/2024 In Resident Start Date- 10/28/2024 In Resident End Date- 11/01/2024
Enrollment Closed
25B (12-May-2025 to 16-May-2025)
Location: JSOU Bldg
Comments: Registration Opens: 03/12/2025 In Resident Start Date- 05/12/2025 In Resident End Date- 05/16/2025
Enrollment Closed