Welcome to NETSAFA
NETSAFA is the U.S. Navy’s agent for international education and training. We coordinate training support to international governments and international organizations. As a field activity of the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), we serve as a focal point for all security assistance training program issues, coordination and advice within the U.S. Navy.
On behalf of Captain Douglas Heady, welcome to the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity
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In Other News...
International Professional Advanced Leadership (IPAL) Course Graduation (PENSACOLA, Fl., 15 Nov, 2013) -- On 15 November 2013, five military personnel ranking from O-3 to O-6 (four from Saudi Arabia and one from Ukraine) are scheduled to graduate from NITC's International Professional Advanced Leadership - (MASL P171039) - This course provides leadership education and training for senior enlisted personnel (E-5 to E-9) of all military services and has been designed to create a cadre of individuals in participating countries who can rise to levels of prominence within a country's enlisted leadership ranks. The course was designed first and foremost with a singular focus on enhancing the leadership capabilities and professional development of international senior enlisted military members. Core educational subjects such as leadership, personality profiling, instructor training, computer skills, physical training, time management and subordinate mentorship and counseling are addressed in detail by both classroom lecture and student exercises. In addition to these traditional subjects, 24 class hours are spent outdoors on the NAS Pensacola Leadership Reaction Course (LRC) which provides the very best "real world" training in the areas of leadership, team building, communication and decision making skills.
Mexico's Director of Naval Aviation sees Gulf Coast training firsthand (PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS)),Sept 6, 2013) -- Mexico's director of naval aviation visited Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP) to see aviation training first hand, Sept. 3-4. Rear Adm. Jose Macedo met with Capt. Douglas Heady, commanding officer, Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) to discuss how the U.S. Navy conducts training, and how Mexican personnel are trained like their U.S. counterparts. ... (full story)
Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) Course Graduation (PENSACOLA, Fl., 10 Oct, 2013) -- On 10 October 2013, the NETSAFA International Training Center (NITC) graduated five military officers from different countries. Personnel ranking from O-2 to O-5 from Haiti, Indonesia, Moldavia, Malaysia, and Saudi Arabia received their graduation certificates after completing the five week Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) Course (MASL P179204). The course consists of a curriculum that integrates interactive classroom presentations with field visits designed to afford participants a "hands-on" look at how the U.S. Military recruits, trains, and manages its personnel in order to have available trained and "combat ready" personnel necessary to accomplish its mission. Any branch of the military will find this course to be of extreme importance in adopting effective manpower and personnel policies and procedures along with the corresponding training programs and education techniques.