SOTG Operations provides the CG, I MEF with individual training in select special skills and conducts and evaluates collective training across the ROMO in order to prepare MEUs and other designated forces to support the COCOMs. SOTG Operations is prepared to address emerging MEF training requirements as directed by the CG. It maintains a cadre of qualified instructors capable of developing special skills instruction. SOTG Operations includes:
1) the Special Training Branch which conducts specialized shooting and reconnaissance skills training for select members of a MEU for employment as the Maritime Raid Force;
2) the Special Skills Branch which conducts Assault Climber and Helicopter Rope Suspension Training (HRST) Courses;
3) the Amphibious Raids Branch which conducts amphibious training for the Battalion Landing Team (BLT) in addition to providing Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel (TRAP), Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR), Non-Combatant Evacuation (NEO), and Non-Lethal Weapons courses.
Phone Directory and Points of Contact
Commercial dialing is (760) XXX-XXXX. DSN is (312) 365-XXXX for numbers with a "725-" prefix; DSN is (312) 361-XXXX for numbers with a "763-" prefix.
|SOTG OpsO Chief
|Special Training Branch OIC
|Special Training Branch SNCOIC
|Assault Climbers OIC
|Assault Climbers SNCOIC