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EwiWes03.jpgRifle Marksmanship:
 
During Cadet Candidate Basic Training (CCBT), each Cadet Candidate (CC) will receive a four day block of instruction about the basics of Rifle Marksmanship.  The USMAPS TAC teams, Department of Military Instruction (DMI) Marksmanship Committee, and USMA Cadet Cadre take the lead in training the CCs.  By the end of their four days of instruction, each CC will be trained to maintain, zero, employ, and engage targets with their personally assigned weapon.

EwiWes03.jpgLand Navigation:
 
During Cadet Candidate Basic Training, each Cadet Candidate will receive a three day block of instruction about the basics of land navigation.  The USMAPS TAC teams, USMA Geography Department, and USMA Cadet Cadre take the lead in training the CCs.  Upon completion of their three days of training, each CC will be able to read a map, estimate distance/direction, and navigate from one point to another over rugged terrain during daylight hours.

EwiWes03.jpgCrew Served Weapons Familiarization:
 
During Cadet Candidate Basic Training, each Cadet Candidate will receive a two day block of instruction on the operation and implementation of crew served weapons.  The USMAPS TAC teams, Department of Military Instruction Crew Served Weapons Committee, and USMA Cadet Cadre take the lead in training the CCs.  By the end of their two days, each CC will be familiar with the characteristics, rates of fire, types of ammunition, and appropriate employment of crew served weapons.  Specifically, each CC will have the opportunity to fire the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon and M240B Machine Gun.
EwiWes03.jpgMedical Readiness Training:
 
During Cadet Candidate Basic Training, each Cadet Candidate will receive a one day block of instruction on the basics of medical readiness/first aid training.  The USMAPS TAC teams, Task Force Combat Medics, and USMA Cadet Cadre take the lead in training the CCs.  By the end of training, each CC will be familiar with providing care under fire, tactical field care and tactical evaluation care.  Specifically, each CC will have the opportunity to perform buddy aid, conduct 9-Line medical evacuation procedures (MEDEVAC), and execute buddy carries/personnel evacuation techniques.
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