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Foreign Affairs Counter Threat

5 Training Days
Locations Offered


The Foreign Affairs Counter Threat (FACT) training program is a general security awareness program designed to prepare personnel and adult family members from all backgrounds to live and work overseas while serving under the Department of State (DOS) Chief of Mission authority. The program is a student-centered approach to security awareness and situational response training which includes classroom sessions and practical applications culminating in final exercise scenarios.


The FACT students must be deploying for overseas under Chief of Mission authority.

Required Training Materials


Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Introduction to Mission Planning
  • Surviving Hostage Situations
  • Improvised Explosive Devices-IED
  • Organization of a Protective Detail
  • Operational Planning
  • Foreign Affairs Counter Threat Tactics
  • Firearms Safety Rules & Regulations
  • Weapons Descriptions
  • AK-47 Familiarization
  • Skid Control
  • Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Tactical Medical
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Control Tactics

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912)-554-4425

Program Registration