SAIC provides highly trained and experienced personnel to meet the primary goal of providing subject matter expertise, training, and programmatic support to assist Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan in the execution of missions to support Afghan Special Security Forces (ASSF) training. The mission is to train, advise, mentor and assist each ASSF element to perform their duties and responsibilities independent of coalition assistance. The subcontractor shall provide training services at secure training locations. The subcontractor will not participate in combat operations. All training will occur within the Coalition Force protection umbrella.
The G3 Air/Fires Trainer/Mentor will TAAM ANASOC and all subordinate organization in duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following; integrating, forecasting and planning for the use of ground and air fire support assets in support of ANASOC combat operations; fire support planning, coordinating with higher, subordinate, and adjacent organization in order to facilitate direct/ indirect fire support; development guidance and tasks as required for subordinate forces; identifying the requirement for additional combat forces; planning for and training of close air support (CAS) operations; advises and assists with Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator ( ATAC) continuation training and executes duties as assigned
- Shall be honorably discharged from service and will have a minimum of one year U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps Brigade Combat Team/ Battalion- level Fire Support (or equivalent) experience, Special Operations Forces terminal attack controller experience, or other service component equivalent.
- Shall be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and shall have three years of Close Attack Aviation coordination experience and be a graduate of either the Joint Terminal Attack Controller ( JTAC) course, Special Operations Attack Controllers ( SOTACC), Joint Firepower Course (JFC), the Joint Forward Air Course(JFC), or the Joint Forward Air Controller Course (JFAC)
- Applicants must be able to pass CENTCOM medical and other CRC-related deployment requirements at an approved CRC.
- Applicants must be in possession of a current/active US tourist Passport
- If candidate is already deployed, he/she must supply appropriate documentation satisfying these requirements along with confirmation that he/she is in physical possession of government - issued PPE demonstrate compliance with CENTCOM deployment requirements
- 18 series Senior NCO or Officer
- Graduate of Special Operations Attack Controllers ( SOTACC) or other terminal control school
- 12 months experience working/training fires/close air support operations in Afghanistan