Tuesday, November 19, 2019
StS1 Training Application

All fields are required. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Student Information



Course Logistical Information

Dates:  Oct 26 thru Nov1, 2019(assemble at NAVY Lodge Saturday, Oct 26th before 1530 hrs).


Option #1:   Rooms at the NAVY LODGE, 593 Vernon Ave., Mountain View, CA 94043. (Moffett Blvd Exit.-go East) Phone 650-962-1542. Reservation Code is Group I.D. 61070506726 or "USACE". A limited # of rooms are available.  ROOM COST $112/night, flat fee (no tax).

Option #2:   Moffett Field, CA (Mountain View, CA) Rooms at the NASA Exchange Lodge . Check in at the NASA Exchange Lodge front desk, Bldg 19, N. Akron Rd, Moffett Field, CA 94035; Phone 650-603-8100. Reservation Code is “USACE”.  Renovated Rooms available at $229/NIGHT  (no tax). Non Renovated Rooms are $85/NIGHT. A map will be provided upon request.

Free Wi-Fi Internet is available. 2-Day Cancellation Policy: Students with reservations but decide to cancel out of the class will need to notify the Lodge of their cancellation or otherwise will be charged for the first night – no exceptions!

Moffett Field is 10.8 miles north of the San Jose Airport (SJC), 25.6 miles south of the San Francisco Airport (SFO), and 33.7 miles south of the Oakland Airport (OAK). Shuttle service is available from each airport:
> Super Shuttle 1-800-258-3826
> UBER & LYFT (smartphone app service)
> On Time Shuttle 650-207-0221 
> BayPorter Express 415-467-1800

Students should arrive at Moffett Field by 1530 hrs, Oct. 26th, 2019 for the kick-off dinner and information session (highly recommended but not mandatory). Students will pay for all meals from dinner, Oct. 20th thru lunch, Nov.1st regardless for a cost of $240 (cash or check payable to “Golden Harvest”). A receipt will be provided. Training will end at 1200 hrs on Nov 1st  and transportation to the San Jose Airport only will be provided following the lunch hour for those departing that afternoon or evening. Those traveling home from the San Francisco Airport or traveling home from SJC or SFO airports on Oct28 will need to make their own arrangements for transportation.

NOTE: This training site is within a secure area and temporary passes will be provided for entry. A state driver’s license or other appropriate ID is required for all US citizens. Daily transportation to and from the training site and the Main Lodge or Annex will be provided, and all students will be assigned to a “Team Van” for accountability. The Main Lodge and the Annex are not within the secure boundary, so students may travel to the lodge by private automobile or shuttle. However, all students must travel to and from the training site by the Team Vans. There is ample free (surface) parking at the Main Lodge and Annex.

Clothing: students will wear Task Force clothing during all classroom sessions. Field sessions will require Task Force Field gear or other long sleeved clothing as well as normal Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Shorts, tank tops, and sandals are prohibited at the training site. To ensure that your Task Force has the opportunity to participate in the valuable training please submit your students’ names to Tom Niedernhofer and Dave Hammond by September 28, 2019


  • Std PPE - Steel toe boots, helmet w/ chin strap, gloves, eye pro, and knee pads.
  • Laptop computer, calculator (simple math), and field notebook.


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