Jäger Course (5-day) $800

The Jäger Course is an immersive 5-day training event where students live off only what’s in their packs and learn how to conduct missions as unsupported light infantry. The entire week is spent outdoors simulating an extended patrol. Class starts Monday morning and ends Saturday morning with a warrior’s breakfast and awards ceremony.

Topics covered:

Marksmanship
Land navigation
Water filtration/purification
Covert vehicle insertion/extraction
Patrolling
Field shelter construction
Field sanitation
Small unit tactics (ambushes, raids, defense)
Observation posts
And more!

Packing List:

Note: You will be carrying everything with you all week. Ensure that you have space for it on your kit, in your pockets, or in your pack. Look for ways to lighten your weight as much as possible while still keeping the minimum requirements.

  • Rifle with 200 rds (preferably 5.56 with A2 flash hider for use with blanks)
  • Rifle cleaning kit
  • Appropriate clothes for running around in the woods
  • Hiking boots and good socks
  • bug spray
  • Compass (preferably lensatic)
  • Flashlight, red lens capable (headlamps are best)
  • Water sterilization method (iodine, UV purifier, small bottle of bleach, etc.)
    • clean rag
    • 1 oz bottle of 2% iodine tincture OR water sterilization tablets
  • Combat gear (run what you got) with at least the following:
    • 3 magazines
    • 1/2 gallon of water (2x 1qt canteens OR 1x camelback)
    • 1 tourniquet
  • Field pack with the following (must weigh less than 45lbs without water):
    • Tarp/GI Casualty blanket for shelter
    • 50ft of paracord
    • 2 liters (or 1/2 gal) water MINIMUM
    • food for 5 days (preferably food that can be eaten cold)
    • Personal hygiene kit (baby wipes, microfiber cloth, toothbrush, etc.)
    • sleeping bag/blanket in waterproof sack
    • 1x skivvy roll (spare t-shirt, socks, and underwear) in waterproof sack
    • spare batteries in waterproof sack
    • Entrenching tool/field shovel

Optional but recommended:

  • field knife/bayonet
  • Force multipliers (drones, night vision, thermals, SIGINT equipment)
  • Radio/walkie talkie
  • Bible