Port Security Unit Basic Skills Course (PSU BSC)
Section Chief (910) 440-7529
Course Chief (910) 440-6074
To introduce a member of the USCG Port Security Unit (PSU) to the information and skills needed to operate successfully as a member of the PSU during deployment OCONUS in accordance with United States Coast Guard orders, instructions, doctrine and real world requirements. This course provides E-2 through O-5 personnel with instruction on the basic skills required of a PSU team member. The students will be required to complete classroom and practical field exercises. Units of instruction consist of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) defense, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), Land Navigation, Entry Control Points (ECP), Vehicle Searches, Rear Area Security, Crew Served Weapons including the M240B and M2HB, Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), Individual and Squad Movement, and Basic Patrolling. There will be a number of practical exercises and live fire training. Students will be living in field conditions and eating Meals Ready to Eat (MRE’s) for the majority of the course.
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