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Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School


Marine Corps Communication-Electronics School

Training Command

Twentynine Palms, California

Communication Electronics Maintenance School (ACTS-Company A)

The Communication-Electronics Maintenance School (CEMS) is responsible for training the 2800 MOS field.

Radio Maintenance Training Section (RMTS

Ground Radio Repair Course (GRRC)

The Ground Radio Repair Course teaches analysis, troubleshooting, maintenance, restoration, and repair of ground transmission systems line-replaceable units to the shop replaceable unit and chassis-mounted component-level to entry-level Marines.

Digital Wideband Repair Course (DWRC)

The Digital Wideband Repair Course teaches principles of digital and microwave communications, multi-channel transmission principles, FM transceivers, satellite communications theory, and component level troubleshooting to entry-level Marines.

Tactical Remote Sensor System Maintenance Course (TRSSMC)

The Tactical Remote Sensor System Maintenance Course teaches installation, testing, circuit analysis, and troubleshooting of the Tactical Remote Sensor System to Marines who already have a required Military Occupational Specialty

Electronic Fundamentals Training Section (EFTS)

Basic Electronics Course

The Basic Electronics Course teaches basic electricity, electronics, digital logic, computer operation, circuit principles, troubleshooting, and soldering. It prepares entry-level Marines to attend follow-on electronic equipment repair courses.

All Marines entering the 28xx or 59xx fields are required to pass BEC.

Advanced Electronics Course

The Advanced Electronics Course teaches advanced electronics and circuit theory, circuit simulation and analysis, and advanced logical troubleshooting. It prepares career-level Marines to attend a follow-on advanced electronic equipment repair course.

Miniature/Micro miniature/Automated Test Equipment Repair Course (MM/ATEC)

The Micro-Miniature Automated Test Equipment Course teaches entry-level and Fleet Marines to use automated test equipment to isolate faults on circuit card assemblies, develop test routines for various circuit card assemblies, and then repair them using advanced soldering techniques including miniature and micro miniature surface mount, plated-through hole, and wire termination techniques and fundamentals. The "2M" Technicians produced in this course will also have the ability to repair, reconstruct, and resurface laminates and other various surface types that are used in circuit cards.

Terminal Equipment Training Section (TETS)

Telephone System and Personal Computer Repair Course (TSPCRC)

The Telephone Systems Personal Computer Repair Course teaches theory, circuit analysis, operation, troubleshooting, restoration, and repair of telephone systems, computers, computer peripherals, and cryptographic equipment to entry-level Marines.

Technical Controller Course (TCC)

The Technical Control Course teaches theory of telecommunication networks, planning, installation, integration, operation, troubleshooting, and restoration of communication networks to entry-level Marines using a Digital Technical Control Facility.

Tactical Communications Training School (Company B)

TCTS is responsible for training communications systems operators. TCTS trains Marines in the 06xx MOS field such as 0621 Field Radio Operators, 0651 Cyber Network Operators, etc.

Cyber Systems Training Section (CSTS)

To train Marines to support the Marine Corps mission to install, operate, maintain, and secure cybers network systems including computer hardware and software.

Switching Training Section (STS)

The section provides instruction on installation, operation, and maintenance on command and control switching systems that provide classified and unclassified voice communication. During this course the students will be taught basic installation and maintenance.

Transmission Training Section (TTS)

To provide instruction for the installation and operation of various tactical FMF radio equipment.

AIRS (ACTS_ Company C) 

AIRS trains Marines in the 5900, 7200

Air Support Training Section (ASTS)

Focuses on net/radio operator training and information flow requirements throughout the Marine Air Command and Control System (MACCS) related to offensive air support and assault support operations by performing as operators for information flow and controllers of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. The mission is to train operations operators and control officers to a certain military occupational specialty (MOS) readiness percentage and end-state is to provide Direct Air Support Center (DASC) Marines to the Fleet Marine Forces (FMF). Operator MOS's are identified by the numbers 7200. Air support operator Marines have the MOS of 7242.

Air Defense Training Section (ADTS)

ADTS focuses on Anti-Air Warfare operations as well as fundamental Tactical Air Operations Center (TAOC) operations. Air defense operator Marines have the MOS of 7234 and 7236.

Low Altitude Air Defense Training (LAAD) Section

The LAAD Training Sections focuses the on the employment of the Stinger Missile. LAAD Marines hold the MOS 7212 and 7204

Radar Maintenance Training Section (RDRMTS)

This course instructs current radar repairman in the advance fundamental concepts of radar theory and the foundational building blocks of radars in preparation for advanced training in ground or aviation radar systems.

Tactical Data Systems Training Section (TDSTS)

TDSTS is built of three main sections, Aviation Communications Systems Training Unit (ACSTU - 5974), Tactical Aviation Command Technician Unit (TACTU - 5939), and Tactical Aviation Operation Center (TAOC - 5979). Each course is a follow of Alpha Company MOS training and has the MOS identifier of 5900.

Communication Training Battalion

mission of the battalion is to train and evaluate Marines in individual events according to training and readiness manual standards for the operation and maintenance of Marine Corps communications systems in order to enable Marine Commanders the ability to command and control across the full range of military operations.

Company B (TCTS)

Company D (COS)