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Locally Employed Staff Orientation
This course addresses U.S. security cooperation (SC) legislation, policy, and procedures; US embassy operations; foreign military sales (FMS) processes; training management; resource management; contract administration; technology transfer and export controls; humanitarian assistance and foreign disaster relief; and other Title 10 security cooperation programs. Instruction is classroom-based, with reading assignments and practical exercises reinforcing lectures. All instruction is in English.
Provide a functional knowledge of security cooperation and security assistance policies and procedures to Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) who work in Security Cooperation Offices (SCOs) in U.S. embassies around the world. (LE Staff are also known as Foreign Service Nationals (FSNs) or Personal Services Agreement personnel [PSAs].)
Target Attendees
Locally Employed Staff (LES) working in Security Cooperation Offices (SCOs).
Substitute Course(s)
SCM-LO (SCM-359) Security Cooperation Management Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) Orientation Course.
Course Length
10 days in-residence
Additional Course Information
Delivery ModeIn-residenceSC Continuing Learning HoursNot evaluated
Equivalent CoursesDAU Continuing Learning PointsNot evaluated
College Credit RecommendedNot reviewedFM Continuous EducationNot evaluated
Available Classes
ClassNumberDistance LearningIn-ResidenceLocationStatus 
LES-201W0103/30/2020 - 04/10/2020Wright-Patterson AFB, OHScheduledRegister
Applicants must have a current and active Security Assistance Network (SAN) account with access to TMS web prior to arriving at DISCS. SAN User Group Administrators at the Geographical Combatant Command headquarters can assist with creating new accounts or updating existing accounts.