CTAC (Contractor (Civilian) Terrorism Awareness Course)
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to better prepare them for living and working in unpredictable security threat environments overseas. Participants gain the practical skills necessary to recognize, avoid, and respond to potential security threat situations. Participants will demonstrate the practical application of techniques taught in the course and gain experience in personal resilience, risk management, restraint defeat, situational awareness and threat prevention, aspects of personnel recovery, emergency medical care, improvised explosive device (IED) awareness, firearms familiarization, fire as a weapon, react to contact, self-defense for overseas and defensive/counterterrorist driving maneuvers. The final day of the course features reality-based scenarios that enable participants to test their skills retention as well as their abilities to react during crisis situations.