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Funding: Unit Funded

CIN/CDP: B-6H-3001/652R

Purpose: Provides selected allied health science Medical Service Corps officers, Physician Assistants, and Hospital Corpsman familiarization with the principles, management, and treatment of acute chemical/biological warfare injuries in the operational environment. This course is similar to MCBC, but less clinically intensive.

Satisfies MAP requirements for Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties. Candidates for this training assigned to the operating forces or one of the following mobilization platforms have priority for quotas.

  1. Marine Corps Forces (MARFOR)
  2. Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ships (CRTS)
  3. T-AH
  4. EMF
  5. FDPMU

Scope: This course includes classroom instruction, and three days of field training including lab time, procedure practice and FTX events.

Length: 05 days

Classes/yr: 05 

Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

NOTE: Gas Mask inserts (if needed) are required for class attendance!

How to apply:

Active Duty: Send pdf version of the signed nomination letter, via encrypted email, to the NMOTC Operational Medicine Short Course Coordinator at:

Reservist: Send pdf of the signed nomination letter along with your Reserve Education & Training Request Form to the Reserve Liaison office at:

For more information about FCBC nomination procedures, please contact the Operational Short Course Coordinator at NMOTC.


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