united states coast guard

1 OCT 18

ALCGRSV 053/18
1. This message resolicits for the Reserve Components
National Security Course (RCNSC). The SEFP offers opportunities
for national security policy and joint service professional
development, increases the Coast Guard's presence in a
joint-service environment, and enhances the member's
value to the Service.
2. The application process is outlined in paragraph 4. The
deadline for applications to arrive at CG-131 has been extended
to 15 Oct 18. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline. 
All prerequisites within each course must be met at the
time of application (i.e. pay grade, clearance, etc.).
CG-131 will review all applications to select
primary candidates and to identify alternates in order
of selection. A special OER is not required,
but applicants are reminded to ensure their records are
3. Course Offered: Reserve Components National Security Course
   a. Location: National Defense University, Washington, DC.
   b. Prerequisites: Secret Clearance. Grade O-4 and above,
W-3/W-4, and E-8/9. Officers/Enlisted who have attended RCNSC
in the past are not eligible.
   c. Convening dates:
       (1) 28 Jan 19 – 8 Feb 19
       (2) 8 - 19 Apr 19
       (3) 15 - 26 Jul 19
   d. Course Description: This is a two-week course designed
to lay a foundation for students moving on to joint command
management and staff responsibilities in a multinational,
intergovernmental, or a joint national security setting.
The curriculum consists of lectures, panel discussions,
seminars, and simulation exercises dealing with national
security policy and defense resource management presented
by faculty members of the National War College and
Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the Armed Forces
Staff College, the Institute for National Strategic
Studies, and other distinguished speakers.
4. Application process:  Interested members must submit an
email request for application instructions to the SEFP Coordinator
at HQS-DG-LST-CG-1311@USCG.MIL.  The coordinator will then
send further instructions to the member.  A written endorsement
from the immediate command will be required with all applications. 
5. Applicants shall ensure that their member contact
information, including work email address, is correct in
Direct Access in case CG-131 needs to contact
candidates with updated information.
6. Reserve Program Administrators (RPAs) are eligible to apply for the above courses. 
CG-131 will fund and provide TONO's for those RPA's attending.
7. Members in IRR/ISL/ASL are not eligible to apply.
8. Points of contact: Senior Education and Fellowship
Program Coordinator for inquiries: CWO Brian Applegate,
COMDT (CG-1311), (202) 475-5491, e-mail:  
9. CAPT Wampler (CG PSC-RPM) and CAPT Csisar (CG-131), sends.
10. Internet Release Authorized.