Thursday, June 22, 2017
StS2 Training Application

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Course Logistical Information
Dates: 1600 hrs - May 20 thru 1300 hrs - May 25, 2017Travel on Sat,20 May and either 25 or 26May)
Location: NASA Ames Research Ctr., Moffett Field, Mountain View, CA (10 mi north of San Jose)
Airports: San Jose Airport (SJC - 10 minutes) or San Francisco Airport (SFO – 30 miles)  
Airport to Moffett Field:

GO Lorrie;s Airport Shuttle 415-334-9000 (SFO Only)
On Time Shuttle 650-207-0221 
Super Shuttle 1-800-BLUEVAN (1-800-258-3826)       BayPorter Express  877-467-1800                                                                  

Transport at Moffett Field: Daily Van Transportation will be provided at no cost.
Moffett Field to Airport: Thursday 25May2017 afternoon return will be provided at no cost to SJC only.
All other reservation times for students will need to be made with shuttle services.
Lodging: NASA Exchange Lodge, 650-603-7100 for reservations (US Army Corps of Engineers)
Bldg 19, N. Akron Rd, Moffett Field, CA 94035
Meals: $175 for all meals inc Saturday night, paid by check or in cash, collected on Day 1 of the training. Receipts will be provided All meals provided in Bldg. 267 (training bldg). Make checks out to “Golden Harvest” (Thursday, 25May17 Dinner is not provided)

Limited number rooms are available at NASA Exchange Main Lodge for $65 per night (flat fee) w/telephone, Wi-Fi, & TV. Also rooms are $55 per night in the Annex w/o telephone (Wi-Fi on first floor only). All students need to make their own reservations (credit cards are accepted). There will be about 10 rooms available in the Main Lodge on first-come, first-served basis. The remainder of the rooms will be provided in the Annex. All should report to the Main Lodge to sign in for rooms. A “Greeter” will be available at 1600hrs on 20May17 to transfer luggage to the Annex (0.5 miles from Main Lodge) and transfer students to the classroom for the introductory session and dinner.

All meals will be provided at the training facility. Van transportation will be provided for on-base travel, with daily pickup at 0700 hours. Individuals may not travel from the lodge to the class site in a personal or rented vehicle.

Each student should arrange his/her own airport pick-up. Free drop-off will be provided to San Jose International Airport by 1400 hrs, 25 May2017, following the class end. All other returns to either airport will need to be arranged by each student. The shuttles, as well as other individuals, are allowed limited entry to Moffett Field to the Main Lodge and Annex areas as long as all have standard picture identification. A map of the site will be sent to each accepted student.

Clothing: Students will be required to wear their standard Task Force BDU pants, shirts and boots during all classroom sessions. In addition, basic PPE (helmets, gloves, knee, ear and eye protection) will be required during the field sessions on Days 2, 3 and 4. Each student will be required to wear his/her full-face mask during the field exercise on Day 4.

Class Format: the class will attempt to simulate an Incident as much as possible. Students will be divided into 4 Teams for Accountability and Travel. During classroom exercises the 4 teams may be subdivided into A & B units for more individual participation. Normal Incident accountability will be practiced within each team, and ICS 214 forms will be completed each day.

Also the “Bring List” will include:

  • Back- or Fanny-pack
  • Equipment Vest (optional)
  • GPS (Garmin 60CSx, 62st or equiv.) – need Map CD w/ unlock codes or Garmin Micro SD Card w/ maps
  • Laptop (TF or own with basic Admin. rights)
  • Calculator & Tape Measure
  • Binoculars & Digital camera
  • StS Field Ops Guide (FOG, 7th Ed)
  • Sun Screen, Chap Stick, Sun Glasses, Rain Protection

Contacts

  Jeffrey.j.Qunell@usace.army .mil

  Keating@civil.tamu.edu

  djhammond@sbcglobal.net

 

 

 

 

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