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Open Training Event, Manton, MI

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The Michigan Civil Defense Force and Michigan Constitutional Militia are sponsoring a training event December 14th 2019 from 1000 hrs until COB. Training is located to the West of Manton, MI near Meauwataka . Wear what you want but preferred is a uniform and load bearing equipment, No firearms, bring a substitute such as a pellet rifle or airsoft. This event will be outdoors. Please dress for the weather in layers. Bring a canteen filled with water. Water will be available.


Please RSVP thru private message so that I can get a head count. Those that reserve and are sure they are attending will then be given the address the day before.


Here is a list of classes that we will be conducting Dec 14 as time allow.


Main training

*Move as a member of a fire team

*Move under direct fire


Supplemental classes

React to indirect fire while dismounted

React to flares

Select temporary fighting positions.


If time allows then we do refresher training on evaluate a casualty and putting on a tourniquet/field dressing.


*means these classes have the priority. Depending on time additional classes can be taught or we can go through previous classes to improve proficiency.


The address to the training property is: Will be released the day before training.


If you need snacks it is on you to bring them. We will provide a garbage bag for any trash. You need to bring your own water container/canteen(a 5gal water can will be provided). If you do not like sitting on the ground then bring a stool or camping chair.


Please keep the sidebars at a minimum. If you do not understand something then please raise your hand so you can be helped. If you want to offer an opinion or something different from your previous training or life experience then wait until the end of the specific class then please offer up your knowledge. Bring a note pad to take notes.



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