Communication Unit Leader (this course may be a COM-L course)

Dates: 21 July – 23 July 2023

Scope: Maximum of 10 students

Training location: Hancock Field, Syracuse NY - Proof of vaccination is required. 

Course Description: The CUL course includes instruction/training to complete SQTR requirements and two mission sorties towards completion of validation requirements for CUL in eServices.

Lodging: You may make your own arrangements, however, discounted rates are available but only if booked through NERESA. If you desire a hotel at a discounted rate, send an email to Lt Col Debbi Ozer at: after you have registered for the course you desire. 

The email should include the course you signed up for, what day you intend to arrive and check in, and what day you will check out of the hotel. 

Your reservation will be made for you and you will be informed of what hotel you are assigned on check in to the school. The rates are currently 75 dollars a night. 

Meals: At your own expense. Most of the hotel rooms have a refrigerator, storage space and microwave. There are several local and franchise establishments 2 miles off base.

Prerequisites: GES, ICUT, MRO completed. Must have ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700, & ICS 800 must be completed prior to arrival. There are limited resources to be able to complete them during the school.

Ensure that commander's approval to train is already signed off in eServices for prerequisites. Your commander needs to be aware that they will be called when Familiarization and Preparatory tasks are completed. You cannot participate in field work to complete advanced tasks if the commander does not sign off that section.

If it is possible, try to complete some of the CUL Familiarization and Preparatory tasks prior to coming to school so that you are familiar with what will be expected. 

Note that ICS 300 needs to be completed to finish qual, as well as, CAPT 117 ES Continuing Education Exam – Part 3

Registration cost: $25

Equipment list:

1.     Standard Electrical Tool kit recommended (hammer, screw drivers of different types and sizes, wire cutters, wire stripers, crimping tool,…)

2.     Pencils, pens, and paper