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Course Description

The OSD Action Officer course is a 2-Day course designed to familiarize Action Officers of their roles and responsibilities within OSD. Pertinent topics include: Organizational Overview, Effective Writing, and Preparing & Staffing Action Packages for the Secretary of Defense.

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Course Schedule

Classes are generally taught monthly and fill up several weeks before the start date. Upcoming OSD Action Officer Course dates (Login to iCompass LMS to check availability):

  • July 26-27, 2016 - Mark Center Conference  Room 19
  • August 9-10, 2016 - Mark Center Conference Room 19
  • September 6-7, 2016  - Mark Center Conference  Room 4
  • October 4-5, 2016  - Mark Center Conference Room 19
  • October 11-12 2016  - Mark Center Conference Room 19
  • November 8-9, 2016 - Mark Center Conference Room 19
  • December 6-7, 2016  - Mark Center Conference Room 9
  • January 24-25, 2017  - Mark Center Conference Room 18
  • March 7-8, 2017  - Mark Center Conference Room 2
  • April 11-12, 2017  - Mark Center Conference Room 18
  • May 23-24, 2017  - Mark Center Conference  Room 9
  • June 13-14, 2017 - Mark Center Conference  Room 9

Course Registration

OSD employees with access to the iCompass Learning Management system, can register at https://whsportal.osd.mil/lms. Type "OSD Action Officer" in the search box located in the top right hand corner to register.

If you are not an OSD employee or do not have access to iCompass, please email the instructor for registration requirements at Michael.a.anderson419.ctr@mail.mil.