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Military Engineering Multinational Advisory Course (MEMAC)


MEMAC is a course designed to educate MILENG staff, from Battalion up to Brigade, on how to advise on operating in a NATO/Multinational environment, the NATO MILENG Doctrine relevant to this level and on Military Engineering (MILENG) interoperability.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course students should be able to:

  • Students will have the opportunity to work on MILENG subjects relevant to this level and must complete syndicate tasks designed to improve their knowledge in NATO Doctrine while also improving their skill at working in a multinational environment;
  • Specific Topics include: NATO Structure and Doctrine overview, Gap Crossing, NATO Orders, support to Force Protection, support to C- IED, Route Clearance, Military Search, Environmental Protection, Military Load Classification, Area/Route Denial, and Airfield Damage Repair;
  • Students must also be prepared to deliver a briefing to their fellow students on their national engineer structure and capabilities.

Course Length

5 days 

Offerings per year


Class Size

24 max 

Security Classification


NATO Unclassified / Releasable to PfP /EU/MD/ICI/AU

Rank Limitation

Engineering Staff Officers and Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (OR 8 – OF3) working at the Battalion and Brigade level.


  • Language proficiency: Students must have the following standards of proficiency in English (STANAG 6001): Listening (Good/3), Speaking (Fair/2), Reading (Good/3), Writing (Fair/2). On a case by case basis listening and reading levels can be lowered to level 2 proficiency.
  • Computer Skills: Students must be familiar with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel capabilities.