This 2-day course is specifically designed for military officers and leaders who fulfill the role of federal onscene coordinator (OSC). Incidents and serious accidents involving military assets outside the confines of Armed Forces installations can have significant ramifications. The ability to effectively communicate with the news media and the public can have a positive or negative effect on the outcome of these incidents. Participants will learn and apply focused methodologies and strategies for (1) identifying and addressing target audiences; (2) public information technology and social media; (3) employing best practices for news media staging and coordinating
on-scene logistics; (4) effectively using news conference stagecraft and; (5) employing media outreach initiative methods and strategies.
*Course registration is dependent upon sponsor review and approval.
☐ Environmental Protection Agency personnel
☐ Government contractors
☐ Hazardous Material