This training is gathered from various sources and presented here as the needed requirements for “Basic Training”.  After completion of this material your Regional Commanding Officer will give you a field exercise to prove that you have mastered this material.

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  1. Command and Organization
    1. Rank structure
    2. SOP’s
    3. MCM history
  2. Mobilization and Alert Readiness
    1. Alert System
      1. Radio
        1. Frequency
        2. Communications Windows
      2. Phone
      3. Messenger/Slack
    2. Alert levels
      1. Roll call
      2. Stand By
      3. Assemble
      4. Activate/Deployment
      5. Deactivate/Stand down
    3. Evacuation
      1. Routes
      2. Rally Points
  3. Dress Codes and Uniform
  4. Formations
  5. Patrol
    1. Hand signals
    2. Immediate Action Drills
      1. React to indirect fire
      2. React to contact
      3. Break contact
      4. React to ambush, near or far
    3. Formations
    4. Movement Techniques
      1. Traveling
      2. Traveling Overwatch
      3. Bounding Overwatch
    5. Perform Reconnaissance
    6. Set up Ambush
    7. Building clearing
  6. Basic Camouflage
    1. Individual
    2. Noise light and litter discipline
    3. Field emplacements, or base camp
  7. Basic Radio Communications
    1. Radio Quick Start
    2. Radio Procedures
    3. Basic Reports
    4. Advanced Reports
    5. Authentication/Manual Encryption
    6. Brevity Codes
    7. SOI
  8. Land Navigation
    1. Find coordinates on a map
    2. Shot an Azimuth
    3. Navigate from one point to another Day/Night
    4. Identify topographic symbols and features on a map
    5. Determine a location on the ground by terrain association
    6. Measure distance on a map
    7. Orient a map to the ground by terrain association
    8. Practical
  9. Medical
    1. Evaluate a casualty
    2. Clear an object from the throat
    3. Treat / prevent heat stroke and frostbite
    4. Put on a field or pressure dressing
    5. Apply a dressing to an:
      1. open chest wound
      2. abdominal wound
    6. Splint a fracture
    7. Perform CPR
    8. Transport a casualty
    9. Practical
  10. Rifle Training and Qualification
  11. Pistol Training and Qualification
  12. 3 mile RUCK/Graduation
    1. Full gear
    2. Rifle
    3. 55 minute time limit
    4. Flat level surface