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Posted: September 21, 2010

STAR Center adds Military Sealift Command Readiness Refresher Program


Military Sealift Command (MSC) has approved the five-day Readiness Refresher Program created by STAR Center for the convenience of American Maritime Officers members sailing aboard or preparing for work on MSC vessels.

STAR Center's MSC Readiness Refresher Program consists of the following courses:
  • Three-day U.S. Coast Guard approved Basic Safety Training Refresher
  • One-day Helicopter Fire Fighting
  • Half-day Damage Controller Refresher
  • Half-day CBRD Refresher
  • Marine Environmental Programs (scheduled after hours)
To be eligible for this course, AMO members must have completed a full Damage Control course and CBRD course within the previous five years.

Initial dates for the Readiness Refresher Program have been scheduled as follows: Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 21.

Any questions regarding the Readiness Refresher Program should be directed to Director of Member Training and Officer Development Jerry Pannell at (800) 942-3220 ext. 7507 or via .

Enrollment questions or applications should be directed to Student Services at (800) 942-3220 ext. 201 or via .