Crew-Served Weapon MK19 40mm Machine Gun Course
Crew-Served Weapon, MK-19, 40mm Machine Gun Course Contact:
To introduce members of the USCG to the information and skills needed to operate the MK-19 40mm Grenade Machine Gun, and to engage assigned targets while applying proper operation, employment, and safety procedures, in accordance with current Coast Guard requirements and appropriate manuals.
This course provides E-1 through O-3 personnel with instruction on basic skills required of a USCG MK-19 gunner. The student will be required to complete classroom and practical exercises. There will be a number of practical exercises and live fire training.
Operators 3 days; Maintainers 5 days
- Members attending must have pending or orders to Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA).
- Fit for full duty.
- Members wishing to attend the Intermediate Level Maintenance portion of the MK19 course must be rated Gunners Mates, ranked E-4 through E-9.