Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Foundations Course

Department of Special Ops, Irregular War & LIC CWMD ASA 3850 Open Nomination Only Secret


This course is designed for USSOCOM, TSOC, and component staff members who are new to the countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) problem set. The CWMD-F course provides an overview of USSOCOM’s roles in CWMD and recent Unified Command Plan (UCP) change; an understanding of weapons of mass destruction proliferation, nonproliferation, and counter proliferation; a review of DoD CWMD strategy and programs, and a discussion on CWMD and the interagency. These fundamentals enable students to align policies across the CWMD spectrum to USSOCOM capabilities in managing its Coordinating Authority position and what USSOCOM is currently doing to address CWMD operations.


SOCOM and TSOC Staffs and SOF/SOF Enablers assigned to positions that interact with CWMD mission partners, and require a baseline education/knowledge on the SOF CWMD mission.


There are no required texts or materials for this course.

23D (10-Jul-2023 to 28-Jul-2023)
Location: Virtual
Comments: Enrollment open.