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Mandatory Training Prior To PCS

Theater Specific Required Training:

  • Theater Specific Required Training (pdf.)
  • Cultural Awareness Training (ppt.)
  • Review USFK Command Policy Letters (https://www.usfk.mil/Resources/Publications/)
  • Log on to Joint Knowledge Online (https://jkodirect.jten.mil/)
    • Search for USFK Theater Specific Required Training (TSRT)
    • If PCS, Register for "USFK PCS Theater Specific Required Training", if TDY, Register for "USFK TDY Theater Specific Required Training".
    • Complete training and print certificate
  • Driver’s License Training
    • To operate POV and/or Personal Transportation Devices PTD, e.g. electric scooters
    • USFK's online driver's training and test on JKO are now mandatory. This change allows sponsors to assist authorized troops and families and set them up for success before they arrive.
    • You may not go straight to the test and skip training.  You must take the training first before you will be allowed to take the test.  A passing score on the test is required to receive a POV license and/or a military/GOV license.
    • Service members will need to establish JKO accounts for dependents who will be taking the training and test.
    • For more information, visit our Driving in Korea page by clicking here.


IAW USFK Reg 350-2, all personnel must be current in the following training:

Counter-Intelligence Training

All DoD personnel inbound to Korea are required to complete service specific Counter-Intelligence Awareness and Reporting (CIAR) training IAW DoDD 5240.06. CIAR training is required within 30 days of arrival at a new duty station or employment with DoD. It is also DoD policy that training be completed face-to-face whenever possible.

Note: All inbound Army personnel to USFK should receive CIAR training through in-processing at USAG Humphreys.


USAG Humphreys Field Office, 524th MI BN, 501st MI BDE
DSN: (315) 755-1966
COMM: 050-3355-1966
COMM: 010-3100-0171

Air Force POC

Department of the Air Force, Office of Special Investigations (OSI 5th Field Investigations Squadron)
DSN: (315) 784-1800
COMM: 050-3384-1800
DSN: (315) 784-5515 (After Hours)


DSN: (315) 763-3545/5449/3033/3767
COMM: 050-3323-2465/5449/3033/3767

USAG Yongsan POC

USAG Yongsan Field Office, 524th MI BN, 501st MI BDE
DSN: (315) 722-5605
COMM: 050-3322-5605

Required Personnel Recovery Training


USFK Reg 525-40  (6  October 2014) COMUSKOREA has established the following theater entry requirements:

(1) All personnel, military or DOD civilian and DOD contractor, assigned to Korea will comply with CDR USPACOM theater entry requirements/PR training requirements.

(2) Personnel who have not completed the training requirements prior to arrival will have 30 days to complete the training.

(3) Department of Defense (DOD) civilian employee and DOD contractor training will be accomplished through their contracting component.


Training Instructions

All users need a Common Access Card (CAC) to complete the training.

Step 1:

Read the Korea Theater Indoctrination Briefing.

Step 2:

Go to Joint Knowledge Online https://jkodirect.jten.mil/

Step 3:

For Military, Register for “JT3A-US022, SERE 100.1 Level A Code of Conduct Training Course”
For Civilians, Register for “J3TA-US1282, SERE 100.1 Civilians Only Course”

Step 4:
Update or create your PRO-file at Personnel Recovery Mission Software https://prmsglobal.prms.af.mil/prmsconv/Profile/Survey/start.aspx



Questions or concerns dealing with Personnel Recovery Training content should be directed to Joint Personnel Recovery Center at (Commercial) 011-82-31-661-1602 / (DSN) 315-784-1602 or Personnel Recovery Coordinator

Combating Trafficking in Persons

1. Purpose

Per DoDI 2200.01 Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP), all DoD Military and Civilian Personnel are required to receive annual refresher training on CTIP. Although not mandatory for Contractors, completion is strongly encouraged.  Contractors are not required to train their personnel on CTIP; however, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 22.17 (Reference(j)) states that the presence of a CTIP awareness program is a factor for the contracting officer to consider as a mitigating factor when determining remedies.


2. Training

All USFK HQ, Subordinate and Direct Reporting Units will complete mandatory CTIP refresher training by - Suspense 1 November 2013. Training should be accomplished either on Joint Knowledge Online (JKO), on their service component training systems or the alternative power point group presentation (sign-in rosters required).  The training is available as a web based interactive module and as a PowerPoint Presentation.

General Awareness Training can be accessed the following ways:

Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)

  • Click "Take Courses" and login with your CAC on the next page (Click here for full instructions)
  • Select "Course Catalog" and filter the course title by entering the course number "A-US030" in the filter box above the Number column and then select "Apply Filters" to find the course and enroll.
  • A leadership training, J3SN-US189: Combating Trafficking In Persons, is also available
  • If you encounter any difficulties trying to enroll, please contact the JKO Help Desk at jkohelpdesk@jten.mil  or 757-203-5654/DSN 668-5654 for assistance.

Web-Based Interactive Module or Powerpoint

  • No AKO/DKO account. Access CTIP training from Joint Knowledge Online. Register for an account at https://jkodirect.jten.mil/
  • Service specific online training certificates are valid to complete this CTIP annual training requirement (for example, the Air Force course for Human Relations (ZZ133080) counts as completing this CTIP training, the Navy’s Certificate of Completion for the Trafficking in Persons Basic Awareness Training counts towards completion of this annual training requirement.).  
  • Service members and DoD civilians need to provide the online training certificate to their unit training managers to get credit.


3. Validation of Training.

Only printed certificates (available online with JKO), Service Online training certificates, or approved sign-in rosters from organizations can validate this training completion.  Those that have already completed the CTIP refresher training anytime in 2013, do not have to repeat training and can provide certificate of completion to unit training managers for validation.  For example, the Air Force course for Human Relations (ZZ133080) counts as completing this CTIP training.  Also, the Navy’s Certificate of Completion for the Trafficking in Persons Basic Awareness Training counts towards completion of this annual training requirement.  The 350-2 Theater Specific Required Training does not count because it only covers a small portion of this total CTIP briefing requirement.


4. Training Completion Reporting Requirements.

For USFK HQs, each Directorate and Special Assistants Office should identify a Directorate Lead and Branch/Division POCs to facilitate completion of the training for all assigned personnel.  Once online training or CTIP briefing slides are reviewed, all personnel will forward the Training Completion Certificate or approved roster to their respective Branch or Division POC who will track the completion of all assigned personnel and forward all certificates to the USFK J1 at pacom.yongsan.usfk.mbx.j11-workflow@mail.mil.  (Note: Training Completion Certificates online will be available for printing after the training is completed).

Directorate Leads will consolidate one directorate roster using attached form. One single Directorate Lead will forward the Directorate roster ONLY, directly to the CTIP POC in USFK J1 at pacom.yongsan.usfk.mbx.j11-workflow@mail.mil by the first Friday of each month starting on 1 Feb 13.  Monthly status report updates are required by first Friday of each month.

Recommended JKO Training

Recommended JKO Training 



Problems accessing this USFK Training Module should be directed to the help desk at JKOHelpDesk@jten.mil or 757-203-5654/DSN 668-5654 if you have not received an account notification in 24hrs


Contact USFK Training

Questions or concerns dealing with Theater Specific Required Training content should be directed to USFK Training at Commercial 1-82-505-736-7368 or DSN 736-7368 (The DSN Prefix for Korea is 315).

Problems accessing the USFK Training Modules should be directed to the help desk at JKOHelpDesk@jten.mil or 757-203-5654/DSN 668-5654 if you have not received an account notification in 24hrs.