The Master Gunner Course is a 14 week course that was established in the year 1983. The purpose of the course is to train select noncommissioned officers (SGT(P)-SFC) to assist unit leaders in the planning and implementation of gunnery training. The Bradley Master Gunner serves as the Commanders’ subject matter expert on all issues relating to the Bradley Fighting Vehicle beginning with the initial crew training and culmination into advanced section and platoon qualification.
IN-PROCESSING /1000-1200/McGinnis-Wickam Hall, Classroom East 106
*See Additional Information for Complete list of Prerequisites
Pre-requisites are non-waiverable
Students without the required pre-requisites will not be accepted except for exceptional circumstances, which must be approved prior to the student’s arrival. You must contact the Master Gunner Branch at 706-544-7231 concerning prospective students who cannot satisfy all the required pre-requisites.
DAY ONE FORMATION will be at Olsen Hall Courtyard at 0530 (BLDG 399 inner courtyard area) uniform is ACUs. If you miss in-processing, bring the above documents on Day 1.
The Bradley Master Gunner Course is a 14 week course comprised of two phases:
General Daily Timeline
Packing List*See Additional Information for Highly Recommended Items
Recommended packing list items:It is recommended (but not required) that all students, CONUS and OCONUS alike, bring their own:
NOTE: This affords students the opportunity to write and take notes in the same book that they will utilize to conduct gunnery training and maintenance back at their unit upon graduation.
Software Proficiency: Students will be issued a laptop computer for Short Range Training Plan development and course work. Candidates should receive training on Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Reader at their home station prior to attending the course.