Cavalry Leader Course
Cavalry Leaders Course
Fort Moore, Georgia


To train Officers, Chief Warrant Officers, and Noncommissioned Officers who are involved in the planning and execution of reconnaissance collection and tactical security tasks at the Troop and Squadron level, as well as Joint Asset planners and operators who support ground operations. Students will focus on applying the fundamentals of reconnaissance and security, as well as established doctrine and TTPs, into the planning of various high intensity and counter insurgency operations in time constrained environments. Students will develop skills in asset synchronization, reconnaissance equipment employment, and tactical techniques to accomplish a myriad of reconnaissance and security scenarios.

This a three-week course where the following topics will be covered:

Week 1: Students will cover topics related Task Organization, Reconnaissance in Force, TDG's, and R&S Doctrinal instruction.

Week 2: Students will cover topics related to Reconnaissance operations, Guard operations, and TDG's

Week 3: Students will cover topics related to Security operations, TDG's and final examination.

Have your unit S-3 contact the LAR OccFld Sponsor for registration. In the event you are unable to get a hold of the OccFld Sponsor please email the S3 Operations Officer. 
Students will report to the Thurman Room (Room 241), BLDG 5145, Harmony Church, Ft. Benning, GA on the first day of training NLT 0800 in duty uniform.

Marines will need (3) copies of their orders and any Rank/PME Waivers needed to attend. Rank waivers are need for O1-O2 and a PME Waiver for anyone who has not completed Capt PME (EWS/MCCC)

Contact the MARDET OpsO for any Rank or PME Waivers needed to attend the course. 
No gear is needed for this course. 


Atlanta International Airport is approx 90 mins from Fort Benning and is approved in DTS as an authorized airport for travel to Fort Benning. 

Columbus airport is 25 mins from Fort Benning. This is a smaller airport and flights are limited in regards to arriving and departing. Ensurer your flight arrives on time per the prescribed airborne check-in time. 

Rental Car:

Rental cars are limited at Columbus Airport and only operate during standard business hours. Atlanta International Airport has a greater supply of rental cars and operates 24/7.

Lodging is not provided by the course. Students attending the course should book their lodging at Abrams Hall (Holiday Inn) Building 1670, 7350 Ingersoll Road. In the event no space is available students should ask for a letter of non-availability and book a location in the surrounding area.
All students (graduates & drops) will be met by a representative of the MARDET representative immediately after graduation/dismissal to receive detaching orders. This paperwork is required to settle your travel claim. DO NOT LEAVE WITHOUT THESE ORDERS.

Operations Officer:

Office: 706-545-7400

Operations Chief:

Office: 706-545-7400

School of Infantry - East