Challenges

2014 Challenges from the 5th Brigade Training Officer


Announcement


The 5BDE OIC Fitness Challenge for 2014

You are being challenged to motivate your Fleet or Marines to run, walk, crawl or swim as many miles as possible between January 1st and December 31st. Each person who participates will receive a certificate for every 50 miles they complete.

So get out there and get moving!


Announcement


Calling all Air Soft, Laser Tag, or Shooters.... it's time to lock and load…to be ready and able to defend the Federation!!


(Open to all Fleet or Marines in Region 5)

Remember Marines- we are all Infantry first! Pass these six courses to earn a Federation Weapons Familiarization Certification: SFA- IOSO- College of SpecOps Resources


WPN 201 Federation & Allied Worlds
202 Federation Enemies & Friends WPN 110S
WPN 113S Weapons Safety Parts 1-4

These courses are provided to you for the purpose of you being aware of the safe and proper handling of firearms. The course, though taught for handguns in many ways pertains to the use of all firearms. Safety is something which should be taken very seriously, regardless of the type of firearm used.

Accidental discharge, or general misuse, is responsible for many deaths and serious injuries.The material provided has been taken in whole or part, from the National Rifle Association’s
Firearms Safety Course for handguns. If you own or plan to own any firearm you are recommended to take one of the many N.R.A Firearms Safety Courses provided throughout the country.

Earn a Federation Weapons - Basic Practical Certification:
10 hrs of any combination of actual firearm classroom/range instruction, Lasertag, BB, air soft, etc.
Earn a Federation Weapons - Basic Practical Cadet Certification:
5 hrs of any combination of actual firearm classroom/range instruction, Lasertag, BB, air soft, etc.
Earn a Federation Weapons - Advance Practical Certification:
25 hrs of any combination of actual firearm classroom/range instruction, Lasertag, BB, air soft, etc.


Please report your status to me and keep your OIC informed!

Semper Fi Marines

Col Pat Baxter "Bear" (SFMCR)