Northern Warfare Training Center |  Fort Wainwright, Alaska  |  1.907.353.1178
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acc - assault climbers course - Level II



Class Report Date End Date Suspense
14/001 12 Aug 2014 22 Aug 2014 45 days prior to report date

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Course Information and Scope

a. Scope. The Assault Climber Course trains Soldiers in the knowledge/skills required to lead small units/teams over technically difficult, hazardous or Class 4 and 5 mountainous terrains during summer months. Emphasis is placed on developing the Level 2 mountaineering tasks described in FM 3 97.61, Appendix A. The course is intended for units or individuals that will conduct operations in mountainous terrain and must operate independently of major units or organizations.

b. Prerequisites.

(1) Enlisted personnel. E4 through E7.

(2) Warrant/commissioned officer. WO1, CW2/O1 and O2 platoon level leaders.

(3) Cadets are authorized to attend this course.

(4) N o P-2 or temporary profile(s) under the P, U, or L columns of the physical profile serial code (numerical) (PULHES) code.

(5) Must meet minimum physical training and height and weight standards.

(6) Must have no uncontrollable fear of heights.

(7) Graduate of a NWTC or Vermont Mountain Warfare School level 1 Basic Mountaineering Course .

(8) Security clearance required: None.

c. Reporting instructions. The Assault Climber Course begins at 1000 on the published start date and ends at 1000 on the end date. Due to limited parking at the Black Rapids Training Site, privately owned vehicles and individual government vehicle travel is not authorized. The Northern Warfare Training Center is responsible for transportation from FWA to the Black Rapids Training Site and return. DPTSM will arrange bus transportation if there will be at least 10 people attending from FRA. The unit is responsible for travel to/from Black Rapids if there will be fewer than 10 people traveling from FRA. There is no separate issue facility at Black Rapids Training Site; soldiers arriving without the prescribed clothing and equipment items may be denied admission to the course. There are no post exchange facilities at the Black Rapids Training Site; attendees must bring adequate personal hygiene items/sundries to last the duration of the course.

Special note: Personnel from FWA report to Building 3479, at 0800, on the report date. An equipment layout will be conducted prior to in processing.

d. Class schedule. This course is by request through USARAK G3, 907-384-1153.

Students MUST have a Field Meal Card issued by their unit.