Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile

Department of Special Ops, Irregular War & LIC TSPC-M ASA 2210 Nomination Only Unclassified


This course educates new Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) personnel on how a TSOC plans for and employs U.S. special operations capabilities in an era of Strategic Competition. Participants explore Special Operations Forces (SOF) core activities and how SOF uses their employment/funding authorities to achieve TSOC and Geographic Combatant Command’s operational and strategic theater goals while tying them to their priorities in support of national and defense security strategy in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) environment. The Theater Special Operations Command Staff Preparation Course-Mobile (TSPC-M) is a five-day in-residence educational event taught at the sponsoring TSOC Headquarters.


Military and civilian personnel assigned to or providing support to a TSOC. Recommended ranks are E6-E9, O1-O5, and WO1-CW5.


Students must have internet access and electronic device that allows them to access all course materials, and digitally complete the course pre-assessment and post-assessment.

23Z (13-Jul-2023 to 16-Jul-2023)
Location: Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB)
Comments: Enrollment Open 5/22/2023. Enrollment Closes 6/13/2023.
23F (17-Jul-2023 to 21-Jul-2023)
Location: Peterson AFB
Comments: Course dates changed to 7/17/2023 thru 7/21/2023. Registration opened 3/30/2023. Registration closes 7/18/2023.
23G (14-Aug-2023 to 18-Aug-2023)
Location: MacDill AFB
Comments: N/A
Enrollment Closed
23H (28-Aug-2023 to 31-Aug-2023)
Location: Homestead
Comments: N/A
Enrollment Closed
24A (23-Oct-2023 to 27-Oct-2023)
Location: Camp Smith
Comments: Enrollment Opens 9/25/2023.
Enrollment Closed