Appendix E
(See Chapter XXXII)

Course Content

HOURS DEVOTED TO TRAINING

  1944
Course  WAC Men
Total    288    288
Indoctrination   15 0
Articles of War   9 5
Military Customs and Courtesies   12 5
Safety Measures   4 2
Organization of the Army   10 2
Safeguarding Military Information, and Military Censorship   6 2
Army Orientation. Course   18 6
Care of Clothing and Equipment   5 4
Interior Guard Duty   4 4
Map and Aerial Photograph Reading   10 10
Chemical Warfare   8 8
Recognition and Defense against Aircraft   5 4
Personal Hygiene and Military Sanitation   10 a 4
     b 2
Social Hygiene   6 c 3
First Aid   11 7
Administration   14 0
Supply   6 0
Drill   30 17
Physical Training   30 20
Tests and critiques   10 6
Inspections   12 5
Ceremonies and Parades   12 0
Processing   11 0
Makeup and Review   30 24
Combat Courses   0 153

a Malaria Control.
b Sanitation only.
c Including Personal Hygiene.

Source:
Men: MTP 21-3, 1 May 44, cited on p. 38 of "Unit and Replacement Training," ASF MTD. OCMH.
WAC: ASF Hist of WAC Training, p. 77-78.

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CLERKS COURSE

Course    Hours
Introduction    4
Organization of the Army    10
Touch Typing    80
Correspondence and Filing    35
Company Records and Reports    35
General Information    15
Military Discipline    8
Personnel Administration    30
Finance    21

Source: ASF Hist of WAC Tng.

MTP 35-10, COOKS COURSE, 1 JULY 1944

Course    Hours
Introduction    1
Mess Management    28
Meat, Fish, and Poultry    19
Fruit and Vegetables    6
Miscellaneous Foods    18
Baking    10
Dehydrated Foods    8
Field Cooking    6
Practical Cooking    192
Makeup, Review, and Tests    32
Physical Training    40
Close Order Drill    16
Army Orientation    8

MTP 35-10, MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS COURSE, 1 JULY 1944

Course    Hours
Elementary Driving Training    30
Motor Pool Administration    6
Engine    36
Chassis    30
Preventative Maintenance and Inspection    40
Administrative Dispatch Driving    36
Convoy Driving    68
Vehicle Recovery    24
Blackout Driving    16
Decontamination    2
Makeup and Review    32
Physical Training    40
Drill    16
Army Orientation Course    8

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL TECHNICIANS COURSE
(C-1 TO MTP 35-10)

Course    Hours
Anatomy and Physiology    35
Emergency Medical Treatment    35
Hygiene and Prevention of Disease    28
Public Property    3

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MEDICAL AND SURGICAL TECHNICIANS COURSE-Continued

Course    Hours
Ward Procedures    67
Mathematics and Materia Medica    24
Ward Management    6
General Hospital Procedures    58
Close Order Drill - hour per week
Physical Conditioning -15 minutes per day
Army Orientation -1 hour per week
Makeup and Review - 26 hours

MEDICAL CLERKS COURSE
(C-1 To MTP 35-10)

Course    Hours
Introduction    3
Organization of the Army    4
Organization and Administration of General Hospitals    7
Touch Typing    60
Correspondence and Filing    25
Company Records    14
Medical Boards and Reports    48
Personnel Administration    20
Finance    11
Military Discipline    3
Company Supply    6
Medical Supply    15
Machine Operations    6
Commandant's Time    12
Makeup, Review, and Tests    36
Physical Training -15 minutes per day
Army Orientation -1 hour per week
Drill - hour per week

OFFICER CANDIDATE COURSES
(BY HOURS)

  

  

WAAC    WAC    Men's Schools 1943     MI
(6 weeks)    (12 weeks)    AGO    JM  
Military Customs and Courtesy    4    10    3    4    6
Courts and Boards.    14    39    a 36    b 14    b 25
Care of Clothing and Equipment    2          6    3
Defense Against Chemical Attack    4    6    4    4    24
Defense Against Air Attack and Camouflage    3    5    (3)    (8)    (3)
         2    9    4
Map Reading    8    16    20    33    26
Methods of Training    8    20    5   a 21
d 19  
 c 19
   13
Organization of Army    5    25    10    4    18
Leadership    10    12    3    3    2
Mess Management.    20    20    5    4    6
Supply (Property Accounting)    15    16           
Company Administration    55    44    57    79     
Interior Guard    2       4    9    2
Current History and Army Orientation    6    16    4    24    2

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OFFICER CANDIDATE COURSES-Continued

  

  

WAAC    WAC    Men's Schools 1943     MI
(6 weeks)    (12 weeks)    AGO    JM  
Classification 4 11      
Morale and Special Services 3 e 7      
Military Sanitation          
First Aid 5 14 4 23 36
Personal Hygiene          
Drill 30 36 78 40 49
Physical Training 24 59 47 27 12
Inspection and Ceremony 24 36 f 17 f 47 f 10
Commandant's Time 18 44      
Total 264        
           
Orientation   1      
Public Relations   6      
Duties and Responsibilities of An Officer   20      
Administrative Problems   20      
Recruiting   5      
Public Speaking   32      
Duties of a Staff Officer   14      
Procedure in a Military Office   7      
Signal Communications   5 2 2 4
Makeup and Review   10      
Testing   12      
Total   578      
           
Combat Orientation     4   5
Defense Against Mechanized Attack     2 5 2
Malaria Control     4   3
Marches and Bivouacs     26   17
Military Subjects (Miscellaneous)     41 290 36
Processing     20 10  
Tent Pitching     2 9 5
Weapons Training     38 92  
Total Common Subjects     384    
Total Technical     416    
Total     800    
           
Identification (of aircraft, etc.)       4 1
Information and Educational Activities       17  
Motor Transportation 28       28 13
Total Common       813  
Total Technical       218  
Total       1,031  
           
Command of Negro Troops         1
Chaplaincy         1
Personal Adjustment Problems         1

a Military Law.
b
Law.
c
Instruction.
d
Training Management.
e Morale only.
f
Inspection only.

Source: This comparison is compiled from ASF Hist of WAC Trig and ASF Hist of OCT. An accurate comparison is impossible, sine men's subjects listed under Miscellaneous or Technical were at times comparable to WAC subjects which appear to have no parallel, such as Administrative Problems.

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CADRE TRAINING COURSE

Course    Hours
Close-Order Drill    10
Physical Training    10
Leadership Qualities    12
Company Administration    28
Military Customs and Courtesies    3
Methods of Training    12
Supply    12
Army Orientation    2
Makeup and Review    3
Inspection    4

MTP 35-1, UNIT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR WAC UNITS IN FIELD, AUGUST 1943

Required courses
Drill     hour each week
Physical Training    1 hour each week
Inspection     hour each week
Military Customs, etc.    2 hours every 3 months
Preventive Medicine    2    "        "     6      "
Personal Hygiene    2    "        "     6      "
Articles of War    1    "        "     6      "
Safeguarding Military Information    1    "        "     2      "
Disciplinary Procedures    2    "        "     6      "
Orientation    6    "  upon arrival

Suggested additional courses

Defense Against Chemical Attack    Army Orientation
Defense Against Air Attack    Current Events
First Aid    Technical and professional courses: typing, shorthand, language, etc.
Care of Clothing and Equipment    On-the-job Training

MTP 35-2, MOBILIZATION TRAINING PROGRAM FOR WAC DETACHMENTS IN THE FIELD, 15 OCTOBER 1944

Required courses
Drill     hour each week
Physical Training     hour 5 days a week
Army Orientation    1 hour each week
Social Hygiene    2 hours every 6 months
Personal Hygiene    1    "        "     6      "
Control of Communicable Diseases    1    "        "     6      "
Personal Adjustment    1    "        "     6      "

Suggested additional courses

First Aid    4 hours every 6 months
Military Customs and Courtesy    2    "        "     6      "
Safeguarding Military Information    2    "        "     6      "
Organization of the Army    2    "        "     6      "
Defense Against Chemical Attack    2    "        "     6      "
Defense Against Air Attack    2    "        "     6      "
Military Law    2    "        "     6      "
Map and Aerial Photograph Reading    4    "        "     6      "
Army Administration    2    "        "     6      "
Drill (additional)    5    "        "     6      "

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