CBRN Defense (5711) (A16T3B4)
Basic Skills - 4 weeks
Hazard Prediction - 5 weeks
Contamination Avoidance - 2 weeks
Decontamination - 1 week
Advanced - 1 week
CBRN Specialist Basic Course FY13 Schedule: CBRN Specialist Basic Course FY14 Schedule:
Class Report Convene Graduation Class Report Convene Graduation
01-13 11/29/2012 11/30/2012 3/21/2013 01-14 11/17/2013 11/18/2013 3/7/2014
02-13 3/1/2013 3/4/2013 5/23/2013 02-14 1/20/2014 1/21/2014 4/18/2014
03-13 7/5/2013 7/8/2013 10/24/213 03-14 3/23/2014 3/24/2014 6/20/2014
04-13 9/16/2013 9/17/2013 12/17/2013 04-14 5/11/2014 5/12/2014 8/12/2014
05-14 7/13/2014 7/14/2014 10/9/2014
06-14 9/7/2014 9/8/2014 12/10/2014
About the CBRN Basic Course:
CBRN defense specialists' primary responsibility is to ensure their unit is trained and ready to survive and operate in a CBRN environment. CBRN defense specialist assists, conduct, and supervise training in CBRN defense monitor, survey and reconnaissance, chemical detection and identification, biological agent collection and sampling, decontamination of personnel, equipment and casualties, and in individual protective measures and first aid for unit personnel. CBRN defense specialties also operate within the unit's combat operations center assisting CBRN defense officers in providing commanders in recommended courses of action to meet operational objectives and facilitate mission accomplishment as they relate to CBRN defense. CBRN defense specialists provide tactical information to the commander relative to radiation exposure status, location of contaminated areas on the battlefield, and readiness status of their unit's CBRN defense equipment. Additionally, CBRN defense specialists are responsible for the employment, maintenance, and serviceability, of CBRN defense equipment and supplies.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Must possess a GT score of 110 or higher.
- Security requirement: Secret security clearance eligibility.
- Must not be color blind.
- Must not have any respiratory problem that prohibits a masked individual from accomplishing their assigned tasks.
- Must not have any known hypersensitivity to the wearing of protective clothing or immunizations.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Requirements: Complete the Basic CBRN Defense Enlisted Course at the U.S. Marine Corps CBRN School, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.
For a complete list of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.78_, CBRN Training and Readiness Manual. See also 5711 MOS Road Map.\