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Protective Services Training

This course covers protective services tactics and anti-ambush operations.  Terrorism counteraction to include motorcade driving, attacks on principal drills, instinctive firearms drills, counter-surveillance operations, and self-applied security measures.   

All military students must have passed the PRT within 6 months of attendance.  All military students who are 40 years of age or older must be cleared for strenuous physical activity by medical personnel prior to arrival at Fort Leonard Wood and have written proof of this clearance during in-processing.  Members must complete the Driving for Life Course on NKO or Accident Avoidance Course AKO.

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1.  LIMITED PSDfunctions available. Please make sure you:

  • Procure enough PCS/TAD per diem to cover the duration of your school and your travel to the next duty station.

  • Due to recent privatization of Army Lodging, Fort Leonard Wood is now considered an Army installation without government quarters.  Additionally, CNA's will no longer be issued.

  • Procure advanced POV mileage all the way to your next duty station, if needed.

  • Procure all travel arrangements (flights, rental car reservations/POV shipment).

  • Procure appropriate passport in advance (tourist or no fee government passport).

2. Physical Fitness uniform required

PST COURSE:  Personnel reporting for Protective Services Training (PST) course need to physically check-in to the Navy Detachment, Bldg 1750 by the second day of class.  The Navy Detachment is located on Cooley Ave at the Specker Barracks Area.  You will need to bring your Orders, hotel name, Car rental authorization/agreement (If authorized in orders) or POV registration and proof of insurance (If applicable). PCS members are not authorized rental cards.  Requests must go through admin upon reporting to training.

WHERE TO REPORT FOR CLASS:  Information sheets available at Army Lodging upon checking in.

 

AVAILABILITY OF TRANSPORTATION

  • If driving, the most direct route is by Interstate 44 that runs from St. Louis to Oklahoma City. About halfway between the cities of Lebanon and Rolla is the St. Robert, Waynesville and Fort Leonard Wood exit 161 and signs marking the route to Post.
  • If traveling by air to St. Louis International Airport, car rental and bus transportation are available.  Cape Air operates a flight service between St. Louis and Fort Leonard Wood airport.  Information and assistance for military personnel transportation options are available at the United Services Organization (USO) in the St. Louis airport which is open 24 hours a day.
  • Greyhound bus has a terminal just outside of the post in the city of St. Robert to serve patrons arriving and departing. Taxi service to Fort Leonard Wood from the St. Louis airport is not recommended due to cost!
  • If arriving at Springfield airport take Interstate 44 to exit 161.
  • On Post, taxis are readily available.

Maps of Fort Leonard Wood can be found here.

 

NAVY RESERVISTS ON ADT ORDERS

Students reporting from Navy Reserve Centers MUST have the following documentation in order to be enrolled and to be PAID:

  • Orders
  • Page 2(dependent data) verified in NSIPS prior to arrival.

UNIFORMS

  • WINTER: The winter period runs from the first Monday in November until the first Monday in May. The prescribed uniforms during the winter period will be for BDU's, NWU's or ACU's.
  • SUMMER: The summer period runs from the first Monday in May until the first Monday in November, the prescribed uniforms during the summer period will be for BDU's, NWU's or ACU's
  • CIVILIAN CLOTHING: Business suit or equivalent, polo shirt and cargo pants for 3 days, wind breaker and jacket to cover hip and shoulder holster.

NOTE: Availability of Navy uniform articles is very limited at the Fort Leonard Wood Post Exchange.


SCHOOL HOUSE INFORMATION

  • Protective Services Training-BUPERS-405DF, Course Information: (573) 596-0730 or DSN: 581-1970.
  • POC: Bill West, Parker Hall Bldg 971 room 1117
  • Check in 0700

NOTE: "C" School student berthing, messing, administrative and school facilities are "NOT" in close proximity to one another and its is recommended that POV or car rental authorization is included on orders. Transportation will be the responsibility of the student.  PCS members are not authorized rental cars.

2. Physical Fitness uniform required

3. PST School House Link

If you are looking at the maps on this site, we are located in the General Instruction Facility (GIF) which is the North building of the Engineer Center.

 

Navy personnel must be Master-At-Arms First Class Petty Officers  and hand selected to attend.  For quota control and further information please contact the MA detailer at (901)874-3828. Reservist contact Lisa Wade at (757)322-6607.

CIN: A-840-0001
TITLE:
PROTECTIVE SERVICES TRAINING
STATUS: A
STATUS DATE: 09/21/01
DATA CURRENT AS OF: 1/14/2002
COURSE LENGTH: 22 calendar days
COURSE SECURITY: NO CLEARANCE REQUIRED
TYPE COURSE: C1 ENLISTED NEC
SKILL AWARD:
 NEC 2009 PROTECTIVE SERVICE SPECIALIST EFFECTIVE DATE: 21 SEP 01
PREREQUISITES:
E5-E7, MA only
Students reporting for instruction must meet the Physical Readiness Program standards IAW OPNAVINST 6110.1 series (body fat). Students failing to meet this requirement will be dropped from the course.
TRAINING PROGRAM COORDINATOR (TPC):
RESOURCE SPONSOR: N4
TRAINING PROGRAM MANAGER: ETE53
 

          

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