HomeUnitsDivision Combat Skills CenterCoursesMachinegun Course
Division Combat Skills Center

 

Division Combat Skills Center

2nd Marine Division

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Machinegun Course (MG) Sgt.Godwin Jr.

 

To provide Marines a basic understanding of the skills necessary to perform as a Machine Gunner or Assistant Machine Gunner. The course includes instruction on the M2 .50 Cal, MK 19, M240B and M249 SAW. The course will train Machine gunners in maintenance, mounting, operation, immediate and remedial action, target engagement and employment. Upon the completion of the course which includes classroom instruction, practical application followed by ISMT training and culminating in a live fire event, Marines will be able to serve as Machine Gunners and Assistant Machine Gunners within their unit.

 

CLASS

REPORT DATE

CONVENE DATE

GRADUATION DATE

CAPACITY MIN/MAX

 1-16

 30 NOV 16

 30 NOV 16

 11 DEC 16

 10/40

 2-16

2 JAN 16

2 JAN 16

 22 JAN 16

 10/40

 3-16

8 FEB 16

8 FEB 16

 19 FEB 16

 10/40

 4-16

 14 MAR 16

    4 MAR 16

       25 MAR 16

  10/40

5-16

 18 APR 16

   18 APR 16

       29 APR 16

  10/40

 6-16

16 MAY 16

   16 MAY 16

       27 MAY 16

  10/40

 7-16

13 JUN 16

   13 JUN 16

       24 JUN 16

  10/40

 8-16

25 JUL 16

25 JUL 16

 5 AUG 16

  10/40

 9-16

19 SEP 16

 19 SEP 16

 30 SEP 16

  10/40

 

      Ammo Requirements Per Marine
200 5.56mm Lnk
200 7.62mm Lnk
100 .50 Call Ball Lnk
  32 40mm Lnk

 

    Weapons Requirements Per Class
6 M249 SAWs (SL-3 Complete)
6 M240B (SL-3 Complete)
6 M2 .50 Cal (SL-3 Complete)
6 MK19 40mm (SL-3 Complete)