HRPS.gif Course Description:

Provides specialized training to personnel, other than Military Police, who are assigned to conduct High Risk Personnel (HRP) security operations in combat environments and are responsible for protecting Commanders in key leadership positions, designated by the Combatant Commander and/or Personal Security Vulnerability Assessment (PSVA).

Emphasis is placed on the specific HRP mission of units including doctrine, terminology, coordination, mission planning, special weapons training, evasive driving, and motorcade operations with equipment and weapons organic to units. Training includes a 2-day final practical exercise to test the units ability to organize and execute a High Risk Personnel Security Mission in a hostile environment under adverse conditions.

Units requiring HRP training at their location should request a mobile training team (MTT). This request should be routed through their MACOM to TRADOC or Headquarters, Department of the Army, ATTN: G3 DAMO-ODO Provost marshal Desk, 400 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310 or TRADOC POC at 757-788-4088.

Class Schedule and Prerequisites:

To get the most up-to-date class schedule and perquisites for this course follow these steps:

Click on this website for the ATRRS web site:

  • Enter the course number 920-F12 (MTT)
  • Enter School Code: 191
  • Press the "Search the ATRRS Course Catalog" button.
  • Click on the Course



  • This course is available to all Active, Reserve or National Guard of any rank and any MOS except Military Police (31 series)

  • Personnel attending the course must have proof that their duties will require them to conduct a Protective Services Operation for a Level I or Level II HRP in a combat environment / hostile fire zone.

  • This is a logistically demanding course.
  • Units must provide appropriate training areas for class room instruction, field training sites, multipurpose weapons ranges, driving area (driving tracks, airfields, and blocked roadways), vehicles such as large SUV, and/or sedans for specified training events.
  • Highly encouraged to have or use same or similar vehicles and equipment that will be used while conducting HRP duties if possible.
  • Class size is limited to 30 students per class.
  • An advance will be conducted to determine adequate training facilities and equipment.

    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.

         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 Operation Officer (573) 563-7820.

    Any student who shows up to training not in possession of the aforementioned documentation during in processing may be denied enrollment into the course.


Special Information:

IAW DOD 6055.4 and AR 385-55, students must possess and present an Accident Avoidance Course (AAC), Defensive Driving Course (DDC), or Driving Improvement Course (DIC) card not older than 4 years.

IAW AR 600-55, students must have a valid civilian and military driver's license, specifically.

NOTE: The Army Accident Avoidance Course (AAAC) has replaced the Defensive Driving Course for US Army Soldiers. In order to access the AAAC, go to the follow the instructions below.

          1. Log on with your AKO credentials (Access and Password).

          2. Type "traffic" in the Catalog Search engine blank and click "Go".
          3. Click "Register" for the course and the system requirements sections and follow the procedures to begin your training.

          4. You must turn off your "Pop Up Blocker" or you will never see the course.

          5. Click "Launch Content" 

          6. Click "Army POV 1-3"

          7. If you have any problems and need HELP, do not contact the Ground Safety office but contact the ALMS Help Desk at 1-877-251-0730.

Students can use their Service specific Accident Avoidance Course if less than 4 years old.

Students should print out the certificate and bring it with them to class.

Students must provide a weapons' qualification with their assigned weapons (M-4, M-9, or M11) within 6 months of course attendance during in-processing.

NOTE: This course requires a high degree of physical fitness. Participants have to negotiate an obstacle course, run, jump, wear protective clothing (body armor, ballistic eye protection, etc.) and will come in contact with other students or instructors during several phases of training. Vehicle dynamics and evasive maneuvers involve quick acceleration, abrupt stops, spins, high speed events and deliberate vehicle-to-vehicle contact.

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  • HRP Security Doctrine and Terminology
  • Surveillance Detection and Route Analysis
  • React to an Attack
  • Mounted and Dismounted Formations
  • Mission Coordination and Planning
  • Advances and Site Survey
  • Advanced Weapons Training
  • Advanced Driving TTP in specialized vehicles
  • Evasive Maneuvers and Motorcade Operations - SUV /
  • Comprehensive two-day Final Practical Exercise

Course is 8 consecutive days in Duration

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Student Uniform and Equipment Requirements Hosting Unit Equipment/Support Personnel Requirements
Military Issue Combat Uniform to include approved service boots Additional Seasonal clothing (rain gear, cold weather gear, etc.) as needed Coordination for an appropriate class room
Full fingered leather gloves or Combat gloves Coordination for appropriate Training Areas (TA)
Military Issue and Approved Body Armor Coordination for appropriate Weapons Range facilities
Military Issue and Approved Helmet ACH/Kevlar Helmet Coordination for appropriate Driver Training Area
Tactical thigh holster Dedicated student transportation during training
Service Issue and Approved Ballistic wrap around eye protection (from the Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL) with clear and tinted lenses Arrangements for student meals (MRE's on range day may be required)
Hearing protection 90 rounds 5.56 ball per student
Canteen or hydration system 90 rounds 9mm ball per student
Handheld radio with pouch. Surveillance package if issued 50 rounds of blank 5.56 total
Groin protection Combat life saver with ambulatory vehicle (range/driving day)
Issued handgun (M9 or M11) with 6 magazines each and ammo pouch Range and TA OIC
M4 or M16 rifle with 6 magazines each, ammo pouch and sling Range and TA RSO
Students will any special medical conditions that require special medication are required to have it on their person at all times will attending training. (I.E. Bee sting kit, etc.) Note: The students are responsible for informing the course cadre of any such medical conditions during in-processing. Dedicated range support personnel as required by local policy
Note: Students attending the course should wear the uniform/clothing and be equipped in the same manner as they would on the projected mission. 10 Driver training vehicles (Non-contact vehicles)
  Driver training vehicles (Contact vehicles) (see optional vehicle information)
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Questions and information concerning this course can be directed to the Advanced Law Enforcement Training Division, Training Management NCO (573)-596-2090 or ALETD NCOIC (573) 596-2868 or email  Request you put the course name in the subject line as well as your email address and phone number.

Units requesting the High Risk Personnel-Security Course include:

  • Non MP Units tasked or mandated to conduct personnel security mission for the JVB Iraq and the DVB Afghanistan, or similar mission.
  • Non MP Units conducting personnel security for Brigade level, or higher, commanders designated as high risk personnel.
  • MP units tasked with personnel security, already in theater, who have not attended the PST Course based on time constraints, personnel availability, etc.

Note: IAW DoD Dir 2000.12-H, High Risk Personnel are those who, by their grade, assignment, symbolic value, or relative isolation are likely to be attractive or accessible terrorist targets.

Units who should not attend:

  • Military Police personnel conducting a valid and authorized PSD mission. These personnel must attend the USAMPS Protective Service Training and Antiterrorism Evasive Driving Course (Staff Driver) IAW AR 190-58. PST missions should be conducted by USAMPS trained protective service personnel who meet necessary prerequisites (MP, secret clearance, etc.).
  • Units conducting "personnel protection" at command levels below Brigade level unless he/she is determined to meet high risk personnel criteria identified in DoD Dir 2000.12-H.
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Students initially arriving to the Protective Services Training Course must report to the Candlewood Suites (Bldg 2020), Fort Leonard Wood, MO (Map to BLDG 2020 and Parker Hall below) on Sunday prior to the start of the course to obtain their in-processing packet. The Protective Services Training 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 0615 at Parker Hall Building #971 7507 Artillery Circle, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, 65473.

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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