Twentynine Palms -- Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group held a graduation ceremony for Tactical Marine Air Ground Task Force Integration Course 2-16 aboard the Combat Center July 23, 2016.
The 8-week advanced planning course gathers operations and intelligence officers and chiefs from across the Marine Corps into a practical training environment at MCTOG. The students come from a variety of different ranks and experience levels; from staff sergeants to master sergeants and lieutenants to majors.
The course challenges the Marines by requiring them to work through realistic scenarios as small teams, similar to situations they would encounter with their units. Upon graduation, the Marines are qualified instructors, enabling them to augment their units and pass on what they’ve learned to the Marines they lead.
While TMIC has been around since 2008, the course is constantly evolving and adjusting to the training needs of the Marines and units it supports.