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Assault Amphibian School

 

Assault Amphibian School

Training Command

Camp Pendleton, California
AAO Additional Information

•  Mission: To train company grade officers in the skills and knowledge necessary for duty as an Assault Amphibian Platoon Commander in support of a Marine Expeditionary Unit.

•  59 Training Days

   –  Lecture/Demonstration = 89.5 Hrs

   –  Practical Application = 183 Hrs

   –  Performance and Written Exams = 147.5/12 Hrs

   –  Field = 27 Days

•  Frequency = 2 per year

•  Max Capacity = 12 Officers

•  Highlights

   –  Individual Water Survival - Week 1

   –  Vehicle Basics (Land & Water) - Week 2

   –  Management - Week 3

   –  Gunnery - Week 4 - 5

   –  Amphibious Operations - Week 6 - 7.5

   –  Offensive and Defensive Operations (29 Palms) - Week 7.5 - 12