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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 Registration

  • The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) partner with numerous federal agencies to provide law enforcement training. If you are a member of one of these Participating Organizations, please contact your agency training officer for class availability.  If your agency is not a partner organization of the FLETC and you are interested in attending a course, please contact us at FLETC Admissions. Class availability is limited for non-partner organizations. 
  • The FLETC supports our local law enforcement communities by providing training opportunities, onsite at FLETC campuses and exported to host locations across the United States. State, local and tribal officers can apply for this training at FLETC Application for Student Training (FAST).
  • For more information on all training at FLETC, please contact us at FLETC Admissions.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912)-554-4425