The United States Army Transportation School is the single source for Active, Reserve, National Guard, and Veteran Army Mariners seeking a path to a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC).
The programs listed below do have time limitations associated to NMC approval with regards to date of attendance and MMC application process.
46 CFR 10.213 Normally for military, 60 percent of the total time onboard is considered equivalent underway service. 46 CFR 10.201 An applicant for an officer endorsement must have at least three months of qualifying service on vessels of appropriate tonnage or horsepower within the three years immediately preceding the date of application.
Completion of one of the above approved US Army Maritime program.
Initial contact with the Maritime Qualification Credentialing Specialist (MQCS).
Request a copy of Army Sea Service, United States Army Marine License, and United States Army Marine Certification.
Verification of Army Sea Service by the Maritime Qualification Credentialing Specialist (MQCS).
Initiates the process to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®).
Army Mariner completes the below documents and forms.
MITDs TWIC program is dependent on funding availability. The “Current TWIC status” button will allow you to see what the current funding allocation for specific TWIC programs (CAC Enabled and must request access). Once access is granted, provide the requested information about program eligibility for a TWIC paid by the Transportation School's MITD.
MITD invites you to submit observations on the Joint Lessons Learned Information System JLLIS. Please follow the format provided below to ensure your observation is categorized and filed for easy access and utilization to improve our courses and resources for the fleet.
To submit an observation for any of the following you must select “Transportation School” as the organization for submission.
Click on the links below for instructional videos and guidance on completing an observation for the Transportation School MITD courses
The following are examples of what we are looking for from the field:
Critical Task Identification: as our forces continue to adapt to our operational environment we must ensure we updated our needs for training within MITD, making observations from the field identifying areas we need to step up our training will drastically help in this effort.
Soldier Skills: submit your observation from attending our courses yourself or from what you have observed from your freshly graduated Soldiers. Did the skills you learned at MITD help you in your day to day work environment or are there areas you believe could be improved on.