Monday, October 25, 2021
StS1 Training Application

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

Student Information



Course Logistical Information

Dates:  23-29 Oct 2021

Location: CA-TF3 Training Facility, 2470 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Airports: San Jose International Airport (SJC) or  San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

* UBER or LYFT (smartphone app based service)
Super Shuttle 800-258-3826


Option #1 (closer to SJC):  Navy Lodge ($117/nt), 593 Vernon Avenue; Mountain View, CA. 94043; (650) 962-1542 (for reservations, reference “USACE” or group # 61070505778)
[SFO: 25 mi, SJC: 10 mi]

Option #2 (closer to SFO)Fairfield Inn by Marriott San Carlos ($119/nt), 555 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070; (650) 631-0777 (reference room block “USACE” – call Sana @ 408-707-5705 if any issues) 
SFO: 12 mi, SJC: 23 mi]

Alternate:   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 650-604-8100.  Renovated Rooms available at $245/NIGHT  (no tax). Non Renovated Rooms are $85/NIGHT. A map will be provided upon request.

Meals $240 for all meals, paid by check or in cash, collected at the training. Make checks payable to “Golden Harvest”.  Receipts will be provided. (bkfst/lunch/din served on all days except 10/23–only dinner and 10/29–only breakfast and lunch)

NOTE: The Government Lodging rate in San Jose is $245/night. Transportation to and from the classroom to the training site may be provided, but until the transportation plan is finalized, please make plans to carpool from hotel to the training site to minimize any parking issues.

Clothing: students will wear standard Task Force clothing during all classroom sessions. A Task Force cap is recommended (please remove cap while indoors).  In addition, basic PPE (helmets, gloves, knee, ear and eye protection) will be required during all field sessions. Shorts, tank tops, and sandals are prohibited at the training site. 

COVID-19 conserns have caused San Mateo Co.(location of classroom and Training Site) to require wearing of appropriate masks in all enclosed spaces and strongly suggests that all students be vaccinated for COVED-19. These requirements may be made more restricted if COVID-19 and its DELTA Variant become more widespread 

To ensure that your Task Force has the opportunity to participate in this valuable training please submit your applications via by October 1, 2021.


  • Std PPE - Steel toe boots, helmet w/ chin strap, gloves, eye pro, and knee pads. Sufficient number of COVID Masks for your use (suggest 12)
  • Laptop computer, calculator (simple math), and field notebook (Rite in the Rain).
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