Coast Guard Public Affairs Course 2020 Schedule

Course: DINFOS-CGPAC-CG

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

Class Schedule FY20:

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

1-Mar-2020

2-Mar-2020

6-Mar-2020

Resident

020

31-May-2020

1-Jun-2020

5-Jun-2020

Resident

030

23-Aug-2020

24-Aug-2020

28-Aug-2020

Resident

 

Course Description:

CGPAC-CG incorporates the instructional elements of communication theory, external affairs, policy, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP), and the practical application of TTP. The course provides students with a basic overview of communication theory as it relates to mass communication and external affairs; policies established that provide guidance on conducting external affairs; TTP that actuates external affairs activities; and practical exercises that establish a working knowledge of said TTP. The course provides students with the tools to conduct external affairs at the unit level and operate within a joint information center (JIC) if necessary.

Text Prerequisites:

This course is open to pre-designated government personnel only. Coast Guard and DoD active duty, reserve or auxiliary personnel.

Coast Guard:

 

 

  • E4 or above
  • Acting as a collateral duty public affairs officer

 

 

Civilians:

  • GS-11 and above
  • Must be serving in an operational, collateral duty, public affairs officer position

(1035 series)

 

 

International:

  • N/A

Interagency:

  • N/A