Location: TACTRAGRUPAC, Naval Base Point Loma, Building 56, Room 109
Security Clearance Required: SECRET
Length: 5 Days
Verification Of Enrollment: Students submitting requests for MFC courses should contact Quota Control, Ms. Lydia Reynoso at 619-221-5282, to verify enrollment NLT 2 weeks prior to start date.
Uniform: Uniform is Khakis, Flight Suits, BDUs, or Working Uniform. All approved service uniform combinations are acceptable.
Start Place and Time: Check in at Naval Base Pt. Loma Pass and Tag office, Bldg 61, NLT 0745 on the first day of class to receive your required visitor security badge. After receiving your security badge, proceed to Bldg 56, room 109, for class start at 0800.
The Maritime Fires Course (formerly titled Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System or JADOCS) is an introductory-to-intermediate level course for Staff watch officers, Intelligence watch officers, and Targeteers attached to Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs), Expeditionary Strike Groups (ESGs), Carrier Air Wings (CVWs), Destroyer Squadrons (DESRONs), and Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs). Training is focused on Maritime Deliberate/Dynamic Fires and the use JADOCS. Students are instructed in utilizing the tactical techniques and procedures from fleet theaters at both the operational and tactical levels of warfare.
The Maritime Fires Course introduces maritime deliberate and dynamic targeting fundamentals and the integration of Joint targeting and fires in the maritime operations area; provides indoctrination on the requirements and processes to conduct maritime dynamic targeting; introduces maritime fires planning and control procedures between operational and tactical levels of war as well as the supporting staff B2C2WG; introduces JADOCS tactics, techniques, and procedures to exercise command and control of maritime fires including: interfaces, tools and managers; introduces JADOCS basic user setup, preferences, target data nomination, cross component coordination, weapons target pairing (WTP), Target Package Generator (TPG), and Link Monitoring and Management Tool (LMMT) to transmit machine-to-machine (M2M) targeting information. Class consists of 50% lecture and 50% lab.
Staff watch officers, Intelligence watch officers, and Targeteers attached to Carrier Air Wings (CVWs), Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs), Amphibious Ready Groups (ARGs) and Fleet Maritime Operations Centers (MOCs).
Names/POCs/Phone numbers/E-mail addresses:
Ms. Lydia Reynoso (Quota Control) - DSN: 251 / COM: (619) 221-5282
LCDR Scott "Patchy" Johns (Director, Strike Syndicates) - DSN: 553-8817 / COM: (619) 553-8817
Mr. Tom Hejl (Course Manager) - DSN: 251-5206 / COM: (619) 251-5206
Mr. Mike Storey (Instructor) - DSN: 553-7893 / COM: (619) 553-7893
Mr. David "Aflak" Adamiec (Instructor) - DSN: 553-7893 / COM: (619) 553-7893
Mr. Luis Lynch-Maldonado (JADOCS System Administrator) - DSN: 553-7983 / COM: (619) 553-7893
MFC Classroom phone number - DSN: 553-8222 / COM: (619) 553-8222
Quota control for all services, can be found on the TTGP Quota Control page.
TACTRAGRUPAC is physically located on Point Loma in San Diego, California on the C3F complex at Naval Base Pt Loma. Specifically, the MFC classroom is located in Bldg 56, room 109 (the all black building.).
TACTRAGRUPAC (BLDG 58)
53720 Horizon Dr
San Diego, CA 92147-5087
Course requires a SECRET security clearance. Send JPAS information to TTGP Security Manager, Mr. Chuck Seiler, (619) 553-8329 (DSN: 553-8329), firstname.lastname@example.org. In JPAS, use SMO Code of 539966, and list “MFC Course” in the POC block so the Security Manager knows where to direct your security clearance. Lecture Materials: As the lecture materials are of the PowerPoint presentation format, they routinely get updated and reformatted. For copies of the PowerPoint briefs and references, check out the Strike Syndicate section on the TACTRAGRUPAC CAS website (https://www.pr.cas.navy.smil.mil/tr/08.site.nsf), or contact LCDR Johns.