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AMWF School LOI 2008-2009
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Dated 20 NOV 08 

071-SQIE (SUM) Basic Military Mountaineer Summer Course

  • The course is 14 days of continuous training, with an average of 14 hours of training every day. The emphasis during the course is on practical, realistic, and strenuous hands-on skills which are consistent with current Army doctrine. At times the physical condition of the student approaches exhaustion. During the course, the student becomes increasingly proficient in the fundamentals, principles, and techniques of conducting small unit operations in mountainous terrain.
  • The Army Mountain Warfare School teaches a TRADOC approved course of instruction in basic Military Mountaineering. After completion of this Level 1 Course, Soldiers are awarded the SQI "E", Military Mountaineer IAW DA Pam 611-21. Emphasis is placed on developing the Level 1 Basic Mountaineer tasks described in Chapter 2, FM 3-97.6 Mountain Operations (2000 Revision).

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071-SQIE (WIN) Basic Military Mountaineer Winter Course

  • The course is 14 days of continuous training with an average of 12 hours of training every day. During the course, the student acquires the skills and knowledge required to operate in mountainous terrain. The student’s skills, physical and mental endurance, stamina, and confidence are continuously challenged by frigid temperatures, deep snow and mountainous terrain. High standards are required and maintained in the most adverse mission profile. The emphasis is on practical, realistic and strenuous training.
  • The Army Mountain Warfare School teaches a TRADOC approved course of instruction in basic Military Mountaineering. After completion of this Level 1 Course, Soldiers are awarded the SQI "E", Military Mountaineer IAW DA Pam 611-21. Emphasis is placed on developing the Level 1 Basic Mountaineer tasks described in Chapter 2, FM 3-97.6 Mountain Operations (2000 Revision).