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|1.||AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY PHASE, CAPTAIN|
|2.||AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY CAPTAINS CAREER|
|(Air and Missile Defense Captains Career)|
Course Number: Version 1: 2-44-C22, Phase 1. Version 2: 2-44-C22; 2-44-C22, Phase 2.
Location: Version 1: Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Bliss, TX. Version 2: Air and Missile Defense Center, Fort Bliss, TX; Air Defense Artillery School, Fort Bliss, TX.
Length: Version 1: 18 weeks (648 hours). Version 2: 1820 weeks (648721 hours).
Exhibit Dates: Version 1: 10/0312/03. Version 2: 1/04Present.
Learning Outcomes: Version 1: Before 1/04 see AR-1408-0278. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to supervise the operations of an air defense unit and function as liaison to higher commands. Version 2: Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to demonstrate the skills and abilities to command, lead, and train batteries and equivalent-sized units to accomplish their assigned missions; employ and sustain weapons and equipment systems in combined arms operations; serve as the principal staff officer from battalions to brigades and as a staff officer of major Army, joint, unified or combined headquarters; and efficiently manage manpower, equipment, money and time.
Instruction: Version 1: Lectures and practical exercises cover both written (operational orders) and oral communication, strategic and tactical air defense operations with associated briefing techniques, leadership training, and other military-specific subjects. Extensive training and experience are provided in overall air defense operations and integrated military decision making. Version 2: Audiovisual materials, practical exercises, discussion, case studies, learner presentations, classroom exercises, laboratory, lecture, and computer-based training. Topics include leadership and management, air and missile defense organization and systems, digital leader training, intelligence preparation of the battlefield, air and missile defense, joint operations, and qualitative decision-making.
Credit Recommendation: Version 1: In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in oral and written communications (4/01)(4/01). Version 2: In the graduate degree category, 6 semester hours in management and leadership, 6 in decision-making and problem solving and 4 in military systems and strategies (1/05)(11/09).