Task Force 159 offers a full, comprehensive training course, for all new recruits.The training in mandatory, only to ensure that our calibre of recruits is high and is kept high.
Task Force 159’s recruit training was created with the input of our veteran members,and utilise training techniques from multiple military sources which are represented within Task Force 159.
The training itself, is split into 3 days to ensure all of our members conform to the highest standards which we require from all members. These 3 days will outline everything from movement drills, the different weapons and calibre of weapons available and how to use them, to the correct procedure for parachute drops.
A Marksman, is normally a single member of a Infantry unit, who is skilled in precision shooting. Task Force 159 provides a dedicated Marksmanship course, for any member above the rank of RCT to pursue this skill. During this course you will learn the basic principles of Longe Range Shooting,especially with the affects of some of the modifications we employ.
The principles of Marksmanship that you will be learning during this training course, are detailed as below:
1. The Position and Hold must be firm enough to support the weapon.
What this principle means, is the location of where our Marksman will be shooting from must be secure enough to allow the recoil of the rifle to take effect without disturbing the alignment of the shot.
2. The weapon must point naturally at the target without undue physical effort.
What this principle means, is that the weapon in question, must be pointing directly towards the target in question, without our Marksman having to contort and twist his body to ensure a accurate shot.
3. Sight Alignment & Sight Picture must be correct
What this principle means, in effect, is that the “dope” of the scope of your weapon must be aligned with the correct distance and windage parameters to ensure our Marksman is able to see his target, range his target, and eliminate his target, all whilst ensuring the target is visible at all times.
4. The shot must be released and followed through without any undue physical disturbance to the position
What this principle means, in basic terms, Is that a Marksman’s positioning is his most valuable weapon of all. Ensuring that your target can be seen, but your target cannot see you. Also ensuring that after our Marksman has fired his shot,that he is able to quietly retreat after eliminating a target, without other enemy forces locating him.
A Medic, is one of the most important functions of any military unit. As they are the primary caregiver to a injured soldier, civilian, or enemy combatant. Medic’s are responsible for providing first aid and front-line trauma care on the battlefield. They are also responsible for providing continual medical care in the absence of a readily-available physician, including care for disease and battlefield injuries.
The principles of Medical Support you will be learning during this course, are detailed below:
1. Preservation of health and enhancement of personnel combat capability.
What this principle means, Is that a medic’s critical task, is ensuring the preservation of health, being that mental and physical, of all the soldiers within his care.
2. Saving life, prevention of disability, possibly quick return to duty of wounded and sick.
What this principle means, is that combat medics are held to a particular duty of care to all the soldiers within their set unit. They are to ensure the preservation and saving of life in all situations, and to ensure that all members of the Task Force are provided the best medical care.
3. Achievement of maximum effectiveness of all medical support systems.
What this principle means, Is that all medical staff, are charged with the maintenance and surety of maximum effectiveness of all medical support systems. This includes learning all of the “ins & outs” of all medical equipment we in Task Force 159 utilize, the day to day maintenance of all medical support systems, and the continual support of all medical staff.
Special Operations Courses (Odin)
A member of our Special Operations Unit, Is held to the highest standards we at Task Force 159 hold. And all recruits to this unit must show to the staff that they are willing to be the best of the best. This unit will be headed by one of our veteran staff members, and all recruits will be hand picked for their skills that they can provide to this special operations unit. The task of this unit, is to completed operations where our main infantry platoon, may cause too much of a disturbance, or are not outfitted for this form of operation. This can range from operations such as: Large Scale Hostage rescue, Covert operations, Tactical Paramilitary Operations & Covert Political Action.
The principles of Special Operations Forces you will be learning in this course, are detailed below:
1. Provide the requested operational manpower and if required, support to ensure the continuing success of all Task Force 159 Operations.
What this principle means, is that our Special Operations Unit, must provide whatever operational requirement Task Force 159 requires, to ensure the success of all Task Force 159 Operations.
2.Ensure continued training and support of all Special Operations staff members, and also to provide on the spot training for newer infantry members.
What this principle means, in effect, is that all special operations staff members must be willing to provide continual training support for all members, be they new or veteran, and also to nurture and provide knowledge sharing capabilities to ensure all Task Force 159 members are free to learn skills they would like to learn from veteran members.
Artillery & Heavy Weaponry Courses (Vulcan)
A member of our Artillery and Heavy Weaponry section, is a incredibly valued member of any support section of any military unit. They are utilized more as a member of s supporting section, who’s main task is to provide fire support to a main infantry platoon if requested.
The principles of Artillery & Heavy Weapon Utilization you will be learning in this course, are detailed below:
1. Provide effective fire support to a infantry platoon when requested.
What this principle means, Is that the support section must be able to provide accurate and effective fire support to a infantry platoon, when requested.
2. Achievement of maximum effectiveness of all Artillery & Heavy Weapon Systems
What this principle means, Is that the Artillery & Heavy Weapons Section, And all staff encompassed within this section, are charged with the maintenance and surety of all artillery & heavy weapon systems. This includes learning all the “ins & outs” of all heavy weapon systems that we in Task Force 159 utilize, the day to day maintenance of all heavy weapon systems, and the continual support of all artillery & heavy weapons section staff.
Infantry Fighting Vehicle Courses (Cerberus)
A member of our Infantry Fighting Vehicle Section, is tasked with the continual operation and maintenance of all IFV Vehicles utilized within Task Force 159. They are also charged with providing support for infantry platoons if requested.
The principles of Infantry Fighting Vehicles you will be learning in this course, are detailed below:
1. Provide effective fire support and enhanced vehicular movement to infantry units during operations.
What this principle means, is that a IFV unit must be able to support a infantry platoon at a moments notice, they must also be able to provide quick and effective fire support at a moment notice when requested either by a CO or High Command.
2. Ensure the continual operational maintenance of all IFV Vehicles utilized within Task Force 159.
What this principle means, in effect is that a IFV unit is charged with all continual maintenance of all vehicles utilized within Task Force 159. This will involve repairs of vehicles, ensuring the safety of all occupants inside, and also, to improve the effectiveness of all vehicles.