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Section I: Naval Orientation and Officership

a.  Reef Points

Section II: Leadership and Ethics

  1. Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program Guide
  2. CNO's Reading Program
  3. Commandant's Reading List

Section III: Seapower and Naval History

  1. A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower (CS21)
  2. The Naval Officer's Guide, 12th Edition, Ch. 10
    The Naval Officer's Guide, 12th Edition, Ch. 11
    The Naval Officer's Guide, 12th Edition, Ch. 12
    The Naval Officer's Guide, 12th Edition, Ch. 16
  3. Navy Reserve Homepage
  4. Navy Reserve Roles and Responsibilities
  5. Navy Reserve Structure
  6. Field Manual (FM) 101-5: Staff Organizations and Operations

Section IV: Programs and Policies

  1. Officer Professional Core Competencies Manual - August 2015
  2. USMC Commissioning Programs
  3. U.S. Navy Energy, Environment, and Climate Change Homepage
  4. U.S. Navy Energy Homepage
  5. U.S. Navy Environment Homepage
  6. Navy Knowledge Online (NKO)

Section V: Technical Foundations and Naval Warfare

    Section VI: Naval Aviation

    1. Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet
    2. 4/C Professional Knowledge Book
    3. Airman's Manual (NAVEDTRA 14014A
    4. OPNAVINST 5100.23G: Safety and Occupational Health Program
    5. Naval Aviation Professional Knowledge Supplement

    Section VII: Surface Warfare

    a. The Navy Fact File
    b. Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet
    c. JMO Reference Guide (Forces and Capabilities Handbook

    Section VIII: Undersea Warfare

    1. 2015 Submarine Pro-Book for 3/C
    2. The Navy Fact File
    3. Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet

    Section IX: Naval Special Warfare

      Section X: Explosive Ordnance Disposal

      Section XI: Information Dominance

      Section XII: Supply Corps

      1. The Bluejacket's Manual
      2. NAVSUP P-485 Vol. I

      Section XIII: Civil Engineering Corps

      Reference:

      a. Joint Publication (JP) 3-34: Joint Engineer Operations

      Section XIV: U.S. Marine Corps

      1. Marine Corps Doctrine Publication (MCDP) 1-0 Marine Corps Operations
      2. USMC Concepts and Programs 2013, Chapter 2
      3. Amphibious Ready Group and Marine Expeditionary Unit Overview

      NL110 Learning Objectives

      Reference:

      1. Preparing to Lead: Principles of Self-Leadership and Organizational Dynamics 2013, 8th Edition.
        1. Understand personality type and how it influences interactions with others. [ref. (a), Chapter 4]
        2. Understand critical thinking skills in written and verbal analysis of ideas. [ref. (a), Chapter 2]
        3. Understand the importance of resisting social influence when it can lead to unethical or unprofessional behavior. [ref. (a), Chapters 10, 12, and 16]

      NS101 Learning Objectives

      References:

      1. Dutton’s Nautical Navigation, 15th edition
      2. Bluejacket’s Manual, 24th edition
      3. Watch Officer’s Guide, 15th edition
        1. Know key ship and pier equipment. [ref. (b), Chapter 19]
        2. Know and understand the effects of standard commands given to the helmsman, lee helmsman, and line handlers.[ref. (c), Chapter 8]
        3. Know damage control principles and equipment. [ref. (b), Chapter 18]
        4. Know the applications of various instruments used in navigation, including instruments used to measure direction, distance, speed and depth. [ref. (a), Chapter 8]

      NE203 Learning Objectives

      Reference:

      1. “Ethics and the Military Profession" The Moral Foundation of Leadership, Dr. George Lucas, Jr, CAPT Rick Rubel (USN, Ret), Pearson Custom, 2014, 5th Edition
        1. Understand the commitment you made on Commitment Day at the beginning of 2/C year.[ref. (a), "The Moral Foundations of Military Service" Martin Cook; "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush; "The American Professional Military Ethic" Col Anthony Hartle]
        2. Understand the meaning of the Officer’s Oath of Office; specifically the meaning of “support and defend the Constitution of the United States.”[ref. (a), "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush; "The American Professional Military Ethic" Col Anthony Hartle]
        3. Know the elements of the Constitutional Paradigm and how/when you might use it as a Navy or Marine Corps officer.[ref. (a), "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush]
        4. Understand how one becomes a virtuous person according to Aristotle.[ref. (a), "The Moral Virtues" Aristotle; “Habit and Virtue” Aristotle]
        5. Understand the four primary tenets of Natural Law, the Doctrine of Double Effect and the Principle of Forfeiture.[ref. (a), "The Ethics of Natural Law” C.E. Harris]

      NN210 Learning Objectives

      References:

      1. Dutton’s Nautical Navigation, 15th edition
      2. Naval Shiphandler’s Guide
      3. Watch Officer’s Guide, 15th edition
        1. Understand the principles of gyro and magnetic compasses, to include true-to-compass conversions, determining and applying gyro error, and the effects of variation and deviation.[ref. (a), Chapter 7].
        2. Understand advanced plotting procedures associated with ship maneuvers and anchoring.[ref. (a), Chapters 2, 3, 12, 13, and 14]
        3. Understand the standard commands given to the helmsman, lee helmsman, and line handlers as well as the general practices used in maneuvering a naval vessel. [ref. (b), Chapters 4, 5, and 7; ref. (c), Chapter 6 and 8]

      Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Learning Objectives

      Reference:

      1. SAPR Quick Reference Guide for 3/C
        1. Define bystander intervention.
        2. Understand the factors that may inhibit intervention from a bystander.
        3. Define consent and understand how consent can be obtained during sexual acts.
        4. Understand social stereotypes of both men and women and the pressure of social conformity.

      Section I: Naval Orientation & Officership

      a.  MCO P5060.20: Marine Corps Drill and Ceremonies Manual

      Section II: Leadership and Ethics

      1. SECNAV M-5126.5: Department of the Navy Correspondence Manual
      2. http://navyreading.dodlive.mil
      3. http://guides.grc.usmcu.edu/content.php?pid=408059&sid=3340387

      Section III: Seapower and Naval History

      1. A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower (CS21)

      Section IV: Programs and Policies

      1. SECNAV Announces New Maternity Leave Policy
      2. OPNAVINST 1754.2E: Exceptional Family Care Program
      3. OPNAVINST 1750.1G: Navy Family Ombudsman Program
      4. OPNAVINST 1754.5B: Family Readiness Groups
      5. Department of Defense Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) website
      6. Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) Do's and Don'ts
      7. Start an Emergency Fund
      8. Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Which is Right for You
      9. Navy Educational Programs
      10. Navy Knowledge Online (NKO)

      Section V: Technical Foundations and Naval Warfare

      1. Joint Publication (JP) 1: Doctrine of the Armed Forces of the United States
      2. Joint Publication (JP) 3-33: Joint Task Force Headquarters
      3. Joint Publication (JP) 5-0: Joint Operation Planning
      4. Navy Knowledge Online (NKO)

      Section VI: Naval Aviation

      1. Joint Publication (JP) 3-30: Command and Control of Joint Air Operations
      2. The Bluejacket's Manual

      Section VII: Surface Warfare

      1. OPNAVINST 3120.32D – Navy SORM

      Section VIII: Undersea Warfare

      1. 2015 Submarine Pro-Book for 1/C

      Section IX: Information Dominance

        Section X: U.S. Marine Corps

        1. MCDP 1-0 Marine Corps Operations
        2. USMC Vision and Strategy 2025

        NL110 Learning Objectives

        Reference:

        1. Preparing to Lead: Principles of Self-Leadership and Organizational Dynamics 2013, 8th Edition.
          1. Understand personality type and how it influences interactions with others. [ref. (a), Chapter 4]
          2. Understand critical thinking skills in written and verbal analysis of ideas. [ref. (a), Chapter 2]
          3. Understand the importance of resisting social influence when it can lead to unethical or unprofessional behavior. [ref. (a), Chapters 10, 12, and 16]

        NS101 Learning Objectives

        References:

        1. Dutton’s Nautical Navigation, 15th edition
        2. Bluejacket’s Manual, 24th edition
        3. Watch Officer’s Guide, 15th edition
          1. Know key ship and pier equipment. [ref. (b), Chapter 19]
          2. Know and understand the effects of standard commands given to the helmsman, lee helmsman, and line handlers.[ref. (c), Chapter 8]
          3. Know damage control principles and equipment. [ref. (b), Chapter 18]
          4. Know the applications of various instruments used in navigation, including instruments used to measure direction, distance, speed and depth. [ref. (a), Chapter 8]

        NE203 Learning Objectives

        Reference:

        1. “Ethics and the Military Profession" The Moral Foundation of Leadership, Dr. George Lucas, Jr, CAPT Rick Rubel (USN, Ret), Pearson Custom, 2014, 5th Edition
          1. Understand the commitment you made on Commitment Day at the beginning of 2/C year.[ref. (a), "The Moral Foundations of Military Service" Martin Cook; "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush; "The American Professional Military Ethic" Col Anthony Hartle]
          2. Understand the meaning of the Officer’s Oath of Office; specifically the meaning of “support and defend the Constitution of the United States.”[ref. (a), "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush; "The American Professional Military Ethic" Col Anthony Hartle]
          3. Know the elements of the Constitutional Paradigm and how/when you might use it as a Navy or Marine Corps officer.[ref. (a), "Constitutional Ethics" Col Paul Roush]
          4. Understand how one becomes a virtuous person according to Aristotle.[ref. (a), "The Moral Virtues" Aristotle; “Habit and Virtue” Aristotle]
          5. Understand the four primary tenets of Natural Law, the Doctrine of Double Effect and the Principle of Forfeiture.[ref. (a), "The Ethics of Natural Law” C.E. Harris]

        NN210 Learning Objectives

        References:

        1. Dutton’s Nautical Navigation, 15th edition
        2. Naval Shiphandler’s Guide
        3. Watch Officer’s Guide, 15th edition
          1. Understand the principles of gyro and magnetic compasses, to include true-to-compass conversions, determining and applying gyro error, and the effects of variation and deviation.[ref. (a), Chapter 7].
          2. Understand advanced plotting procedures associated with ship maneuvers and anchoring.[ref. (a), Chapters 2, 3, 12, 13, and 14]
          3. Understand the standard commands given to the helmsman, lee helmsman, and line handlers as well as the general practices used in maneuvering a naval vessel. [ref. (b), Chapters 4, 5, and 7; ref. (c), Chapter 6 and 8]

        Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Learning Objectives

        Reference:

        1. SAPR Quick Reference Guide for 2/C
          1. Define bystander intervention.
          2. Understand how to effectively intervene as a bystander. 
          3. Understand victim impact and the decisions a survivor must face after a sexual assault.
          4. Be able to recognize behaviors a survivor may exhibit due to the aftermath of the sexual assault.
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