General_Officer.gifCourse Description: Back to Top
Provides training in Antiterrorism evasive driving and surveillance detection to leaders and adult family members (driving age) who are potential targets, or are deploying to areas where the threat of terrorism is high. Emphasis is placed on the full spectrum of attack avoidance and survivability. To provide functional training in threat recognition/ avoidance and vehicle handling necessary to perform evasive maneuvers.  Focusing on terrorism threat recognition, self protection measures, overview of historical events, extensive vehicle handling, evasive maneuvers, ramming techniques and vehicle capabilities.   

This is a 2 day  course.  Specific days of the week will vary depending on scheduled date of arrival.

Class Schedule and Prerequisites: Back to Top

To get the most up-to-date class schedule and prerequisites for this course follow these steps: Click on this website for the ATRRS web site:

  •  Enter the course number 1A-F3
  •  Enter School Code: 191
  •  Press the "Search the ATRRS Course Catalog" button.
  •  Click on the Course
  • Press View Course Prerequisites

Senior Officer Courses will be scheduled on a case by case basis dependent upon the needs of the attendees. All personnel wishing to attend this course must coordinate with the POC at least 30 days prior to attendance.

NOTE: All students must meet all of the prerequisites in order to attend this course. In the case a unit wants a student to attend this course they need to submit a waiver to the prerequisites.

SOLDIERS:  Provide a valid civilian driver's license, current MEDPRO medical readiness profile which confirms Army physical examination and PHA policy compliance.  Physical must be conducted within 12 months of attending training. 

 OTHER SERVICES:  Provide a valid civilian driver's license, current medical readiness profile which confirms Service physical examination compliance.  Physical must be conducted within 12 months of attending training. 

 CIVILIANS:  Provide a valid civilian driver's license, and the medical profile or documentation of medical clearance to participate in strenuous physical activity.  Physical must be conducted within 12 months of attending training. 

    (1) Training is physically demanding (run, jump, climb, pull), strenuous (exposed to sudden starts and stops, vehicle ramming, extended hours, conducted outdoors in hot and cold environments), and most training events are considered high risk driving at high speeds and evasive maneuvers. Without exception, students must be able to participate in all training events and meet standards identified within the course Individual Student Assessment Plan. 

   (2) Students with profiles or on medications are authorized to attend as long as the profile or medication doesn't prohibit the student from fully participating in all aspects of the course as previously described.  No requirements will be waived as a result of a student's physical profile or medications. Local medical professionals should be made aware of the strenuous nature of the training in order to properly assess the student's ability to participate without limitations.  Personnel with profiles must provide Commander's (O5, civilian equivalent or above) approval to participate in training in a prerequisite waiver request to the USAMPS DOTE.

   (3) Any student not in possession of the aforementioned documentation during in processing may be denied enrollment into the course.

 ·  For students attending this course, who need to request for waivers to any of the prerequisites listed on ATRRS, the unit will need to submit the waiver and get approval from the Director of Training and Education (DOT&E), United States Army Military Police School (USAMPS), Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473-8929 prior to the student arriving at training.

·  Sample of a Waiver Request

POC for submitting waivers is the DOT&E Operations NCO (573) 563-5561 or DOT&E

Any student who show up to training not in possession of the aforementioned documentation during in processing may be denied enrollment into the course./tr>
Topics: Back to Top
  • Introduction to Terrorism
  • Terrorism Attacks and Surveillance Detection
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Control - Sedan / SUV
  • Evasive Maneuvers - Sedan / SUV
  • Terrorist Attack Recognition
  • Route Analysis
  • Technical Driving
  • • Students will be required to demonstrate all driving skills learned during training. This includes proper execution of the maneuvers and their ability to react to an enemy attack.
  • Man Marking Systems (MMRs) are utilized during practical exercises.

Special Information: Back to Top

NOTE: IAW AR 600-55, students must have a valid civilian driver's license.

Packing Lists/Dress Code: Back to Top
Dress for the course is casual civilian clothing with soft sole shoes. Due to safety considerations shorts, dresses, and sleeveless tops are considered inappropriate for training. Shoes must not be open toed and must have backs on them. Court sneakers are considered the best choice for foot wear providing the best brake sensitivity. Some type of rain jacket is suggested. During winter months, a warm coat is recommended.

If you are susceptible to motion sickness or believe you may become ill, plan ahead and bring some form of medication, preferable non-drowsy formula, over the counter medications such as Dramamine, Bonine, Antivert, etc.

Students with back and neck injuries are encouraged to consult their physician and stretch accordingly prior to training.

POC: Back to Top
Questions and information concerning this course can be directed to the Evasive Driving Branch of USAMPS (Mr. Kevin Thompson, Branch Chief/Course Manager at DSN 582-1970 or Mr. Rodney Larson Team Leader at DSN 582-2703/1555 COMM 573 596-2703/1555) at least 30-45 days prior to attendance.
Graduation Dates: Back to Top
Graduation will be at the completion of training on the 2nd day of the course.
Transportation Issues: Back to Top
Transportation issues will be handled through Protocol at (573) 563-6154

If driving, the most direct route is by Interstate 44 between Saint Louis and Springfield, MO. Fort Leonard Wood is located near the city of Saint Robert, MO approximately 140 miles west of St. Louis and 90 miles east of Springfield. Turn south off I-44 onto I-44 business spur at exit 161, the Fort Leonard Wood main gate is approximately 2.5 miles.

If traveling by air to St. Louis International Airport (STL); commercial bus lines are available for transportation to Fort Leonard Wood. Rental car from St. Louis: Exit St. Louis Airport to Highway (Hwy) 70 West. Continue on hwy 70 to exit 270 South (Memphis). Travel 270 South to I-44 exit west. Continue on I-44 West (approximately 125 miles), exit at 161 to Fort Leonard Wood.

Commercial taxis are available on a 24-hour basis for transportation on post.
Billeting and Per Diem Issues: Back to Top
O-6/ GS-15 and above will work billeting issues through Protocol at (573)563-6154.
Where to Report: Back to Top
Students initially arriving to attend the Antiterrorism Evasive Driving Course must report to the Candlewood Suites (Bldg 2020), Fort Leonard Wood, MO (Map to BLDG 2020 and Training Area 210 below) on Sunday prior to the start of the course to obtain their in-processing packet. The Antiterrorism Evasive Driving Course welcome letter is below; the dates will change but the instructions will remain the same for each class. Upon completion of in-processing on Monday morning, students will receive further guidance by the course cadre. In-processing will take place at 0700 at Training Area 210, Building #5153 on Fort Leonard Wood.

In the event inclement weather occurs on the first day of the course, students should call the Fort Leonard Wood SNAIR hotline at 573-563-4141 for reporting instructions or go to the Fort Leonard Wood – Maneuver Support Center of Excellence home page at A link to the SNAIR report is found on the right side of the FLW website. Click the link “Today’s Weather Alert (SNAIR)” to access weather related reporting information.

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