IO Qualification Course (IOQC)

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DESCRIPTION

Information Operations Proponent Office

The Functional Area 30 Qualification Course is a twelve week credentialing course for officers accessed as FA30s. The course employs guest speakers and experts from academia, industry, government, military, and current Information Operations Officers. The students learn how to integrate and synchronize information related capabilities (IRCs), lead IO Working Groups, and generate MDMP related products in order to serve as IO officers at Brigade and higher echelons. Students participate in an end of course exercise to assess the student’s ability to plan, execute, assess, and adapt tactics, techniques, and procedures throughout unified land operations.


COURSE DATES

Class Report Start DateEnd Date
17-0227-Aug-1728-Aug-1717-Nov-17
18-0125-Feb-1826-Feb-1818-May-18
18-0226-Aug-1827-Aug-1816-Nov-18

ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES

Course attendance is determined by COMPO. Active duty officers are enrolled by HRC, whereas Reserve Component officers are enrolled by their respective unit.

Prerequisites: Commissioned officers, CPT through LTC, must be accessed as an FA30 or serving in a 30A authorization.

Welcome packet: Students will receive a welcome packet 30-45 days prior to course start date.


BILLETING

The FA30 Course Administrator will secure hotel reservations at the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Army Hotels- Hoge Barracks for enrolled students

Amenities include:

  • Complimentary internet
  • Internet Café (1st floor)
  • Kitchenette – microwave, toaster, coffee pot, and mini refrigerator
  • Irons/boards and hair dryers in each room
  • Cable television with HBO
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary washers and dryers
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Guest social each Wednesday
  • Shuttle to WalMart Monday and Thursday at 1700.
  • Within walking distance of: DFAC, PX, Commissary, Golf Course, Bowling Alley, Harney Gym, and the Lewis and Clark Building.

UNIFORM

The duty uniform is Army Combat Uniform (ACUs). IOQC students will visit sites within the Kansas City area and will wear the class “A”, Army Service Uniform (ASU).

The Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU) will be worn during the APFT and height/weight screening administered during the first week of the course.


DIRECTIONS

FROM Kansas City Airport (MCI)

  • Merge onto I-29N/US-71 N
  • Take Exit 20, MO-273 N
  • Turn left onto MO-273
  • Stay straight onto Belt St/MO-JJ
  • Turn right onto 92 Hwy/MO-92
  • Stay straight onto US-73N/KS-7/Metropolitan St
  • Turn right to enter the front gate and proceed on Grant Ave (North)
  • Follow Grant Ave. (30 mph changes to 20 mph at Reynolds Ave) through to Scott Ave.
  • Bear left on to McPherson Ave around curve in front of the old “USDB” prison.
  • Take an immediate RIGHT on Bluntville Ave which follows the west prison wall.
  • Bldg 391 is the first building on the Right on top of small hill with two gazebos and tiered parking lots in front.

FROM I-70

  • If you are traveling East or West on I-70, take Exit 224 onto U.S. 73/KS-7
  • Turn right onto US-73N/KS-7 toward Leavenworth (16.5 miles)
  • Turn left onto Metropolitan St
  • Turn right to enter the front gate and proceed on Grant Ave (North)
  • Follow Grant Ave. (30 mph changes to 20 mph at Reynolds Ave) through toScott Ave.
  • Bear left on to McPherson Ave around curve in front of the old “USDB” prison.
  • Take an immediate RIGHT on Bluntville Ave which follows the west prison wall.
  • Bldg 391 is the first building on the Right on top of small hill with two gazebos and tiered parking lots in front.