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VCCCW Additional Information

•  Mission: To train intermediate level Marines for service as an Assault Amphibian vehicle commander  for the AAV family of vehicles.

•  25 Training Days

  –  Lecture/Demonstration = 52 Hrs

  –  Practical Application = 98.5 Hrs

  –  Performance and Written Exams = 33.5/7 Hrs

  –  Field = 9 Days

•  Frequency = 6 per year (3 per coast)

•  Max Capacity = 18 Marines

•  Highlights

  –  Commander Fundamentals (Week 1)

  –  Navigation (Land and Water) (Week 2)  

  –  Gunnery (Gun Table V) (Week 3)

  –  Tactics (Land and Water) (Week 4-5)