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Captains Career Course Infantry

Definition/Scope: (DA PAM 600-3) The Infantry Captains Career Course (Maneuver Captains Career Course or MC3) conducted at Fort Benning is broken into three phases. Phase 1 is distance learning consisting of 71 hours of common core training to be completed before graduation. This course is managed by Fort Leavenworth school code 701 course number 01A-C22 (DL). Phase 2 and Phase 3 are managed by Fort Benning. Phase 2 is a 2-week active duty training period that trains officers on fundamentals, troop leading procedures and full spectrum company level operations for Light Infantry, SBCT Infantry, and Armor/mechanized companies and teams. The intent is that all officers will be able to develop company level plans for all types of company organizations for full spectrum operations in various environments. Phase 3 is a 2-week active duty training period that prepares officers to serve as a member of a battalion staff. All officers receive the same training on fundamentals, the military decision making process and full spectrum battalion level operations for IBCT, SBCT, HBCT. The CCC phase scope includes: Combined Arms Tactics (Tactical Doctrine, Company/Battalion Task Force, Special Units, Military Police, Artillery, Engineer, NBC, And Air Force Operations); Staff Subjects (Personnel, Intelligence, Logistics, And Training Management); General Subjects (Command, Leadership, Management, Decision Making, Military History, And Communicative Skills); Legal Subjects; Medical Subjects; Communications/Electronics. Officers must obtain a baccalaureate degree prior to attending the CCC. Infantry Branch is the combat arms branch with the mission to close with and destroy the enemy by means of fire and movement to defeat or capture him/her, or repel hi/hers assault by fire, close combat, and counterattack.



Acronym:

MC3

Broader Terms:

Captain's Career Course by name
leadership

Related Terms:

Fort Benning
Heavy Brigade Combat Team
Infantry Brigade Combat Team
Stryker Brigade Combat Team


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