FACCC Field Artillery Captain Career Course
"428th Field Artillery Brigade"
To train and professionally develop US Army, Marine, and International officers who are experts in the integration and application of fires knowledge; well grounded in Joint and Combined Arms operations, doctrine and tactics; and possess the necessary problem solving skills and adaptability to lead unified land operations.
FACCC provides a challenging course of instruction to prepare students for the next phase of their army career. The FACCC competencies for CPT's: demonstrate the ability to think critically within Unified Land Operations, possess the ability to provide adaptive and flexible leadership, conduct problem solving, conduct Field Artillery operations planning, synchronize Fire Support assets with maneuver, and demonstrate mastery of battery level operations. Career Course students' are taught with an emphasis on "how to think" and not "what to think." FACCC students are expected to be mature, responsible, and dedicated officers. Small-group learning is the method for training established for FACCC. Group size is expected to be approximately 12 to 17 students.
All CCC CPTs reporting between the hours of 0900-1630 on duty days to Fort Sill will immediately go to BLDG 756 to in-process. Students arriving after hours and on non-duty days will report to 428th BDE Staff Duty BLDG 3410 to sign in.
Students arriving on their report date will report to Alpha Battery, 1/30th FA Battalion, BLDG 0756 NLT 0600 in duty uniform (ACU) for inprocessing. Reporting in civilian clothing is not authorized.
Students must bring a copy of their orders, a valid DA 31 (leave form) and ORB.
If approved for Permissive TDY, you must report to the Family Housing Office at building 4700 (Welcome Center/One Stop) at the start of your Permissive TDY. You must ensure Family Housing stamps your DA 31.
Special Instructions For National Guard and Marine Corps Students: All National Guard personnel reporting for the course will bring a copy of theirorders assigning them to Active Duty for Training (ADT). Marine Corps personnel will report to the MARDET and then to Bldg 756 (Seaman Hall).
Please contact 580-442-6707/6380 with any questions regarding the Field Artillery Captains Career Course.
A Captain commands and controls battery/company-sized units (62 to 190 Soldiers) with assistance of a principal NCO. He or she instructs skills at service schools or functions as a staff officer at the battalion level.
Click here for a list of publications issued to FACCC students.
This is the Course Framework and subsequent Individual Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) detailed Learning Objectives for the Common Core Block. During the first week of instruction students will choose a period of history, campaign, war, battle, or leader on which they will focus on during the duration of the course. Supporting assignments will be used to support the research paper due during the FA technical and tactical block
The Field Artillery Captains' Career Course-Reserve Component (FACCC-RC) consists of four phases, as outlined below. Field Artillery officers in the United States Army National Guard or United States Army Reserve, who are unable to attend the resident course, will complete the FACCC-RC. The FACCC-RC is built on a thirteen month model. Once you begin the course, you should plan to complete it within a 24 month window.
First of two distant learning courses (online, self-paced, with instructor access) Army Common Core portion of the course. You will enroll in this phase through your unit or ATRRS manager. Students will have 5 months to complete the online modules associated with Phase 1.
First two-week resident session of the course, conducted at Fort Sill. You will request a reservation for Phase 2 through your unit or ATRRS manager. This phase focuses on Leader Development through reinforcing the lesson in phase 1 and emphasizes on the MDMP process.
*Required material and packing list will be sent out with welcome letter.
Second of two distant learning courses and is Field Artillery specific. You will enroll in Phase 3 through your unit or ATRRS manager. Just like phase 1, students will have 5 months to complete the online modules associated with Phase 3.
Second two-week resident session of the course, conducted at Fort Sill, and culminates in graduation from the FACCC-RC. Prerequisite for attending is the student must be complete with all 3 phases (confirmed by instructor). You will request a reservation for Phase 4 through your unit or ATRRS manager.
*Required material and packing list will be sent out with welcome letter
For more information, please contact us at:
(580) 442-1867 office
(580) 917-9784 cell
Students will report in the ACU but will bring and maintain proper ASU for the duration of the course. The ASU will be worn for all pay day activities as well as formal functions while at the course (Commandant's Reception, etc). For proper wear and regulations see http://www.army.mil/asu/ and AR 670-1.1/30th FA BN has earned the following unit citations. Students will wear appropriate citations on the ASU
|Army Valorous Unit Citation|
|Army Meritorious Unit Citation with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters|
|Army Superior Unit Award|
CCC Students will be authorized on post housing if it is available and they have their family with them.
Fort Sill Lodging
Aultman Hall, Buiding Number 5676
Fort Sill, OK 73503
(580) 442-5000 / 3214
1-877-902-3607 (Toll Free)
BLDG 4700 Hartell Hall
Fort Sill, OK 73503
For ORB Updates, see student records at BLDG 4700. Turn in current ORB with corrections and appropriate award paperwork
Medical Care for Students
TMC #1, BLDG 2913. Sign-in is conducted on a walk-in basis from 0700-0800 and 1230-1330, Monday through Friday. Saturday and Federal/Training Holiday sick call for this student population is conducted at the Bleak Troop Medical Clinic (TMC). Sign-in for Saturday and Federal/Training Holidays will be conducted from 0700-0800.
Cowan Dental Clinic (Temporary Location)
Bldg. 6037A, Bessinger Rd.(Located Behind Allen Dental Clinic)
Dental Clinic Information 442-5544 (0730-1630) M-F
Sick Call (0730-0900) on Training Holidays
***Hand Carry Records Each Visit***
Go to the following link and create a work order: http://www.vios.army.mil
CCC students will follow all Fort Sill motorcycle safety rules and regulations as listed in Fort Sill Circular 385-15-01
Fort Sill Safety – Link (http://sill-www.army.mil/usag/ISO/)
FS Circular 385-15-01 – Link (http://sill-www.army.mil/usag/DHR/publications/CIRCULARS/FS_Cir_385-15-01.pdf)