National Resistance Course

Department of Special Ops, Irregular War & LIC NRC SOS 3618 Nomination Only Unclassified


This course prepares CJSOTF, TSOC or GCC – level staff members to conceptualize, plan, and coordinate support-to-resistance operations, focusing on unconventional warfare for planning, management, and oversight of SOF activities at the operational and strategic levels.


This course is taught at the operational level and designed specifically for the special operations community and interagency partners assigned to and/or in direct support of resistance related activities. The primary student profile is enlisted (E7-E9), warrant (W2–W5), officers (O3-O6), or government employees (GG/GS12-15). All others are evaluated and accepted on a case-by-case basis.


All required texts and materials are available to the student on the JSOU e-Campus using the Blackboard Learning Management System. Each student MUST have the Zoom app, audio / visual capability, and access to commercial internet and the JSOU e-Campus site prior to and throughout the course.

23A (28-Nov-2022 to 01-Dec-2022)
Location: Virtual
Comments: Enrollment Open: This is a Virtual Course.
23B (23-Jan-2023 to 27-Jan-2023)
Location: Fort Bragg
Comments: Enrollment Open - Course will be held at Fort Bragg.
23C (06-Feb-2023 to 09-Feb-2023)
Location: Virtual
Comments: Enrollment Closed. This is a Virtual Course.
Enrollment Closed
23D (27-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023)
Location: Fort Carson
Comments: Course Canceled.