Brazilian Captain stands out in U.S. Army maneuver courseBrazilian Captain stands out in U.S. Army maneuver course

On February 10, Captain Sérgio Marcos da Silva Júnior concluded the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course (MCCC), at the Maneuver Center of Excellence of the U.S. Army. He was on the Commandant’s list for being ranked among the top 20 in a class of 141 students, with 114 being U.S. Army military. The Brazilian also qualified as the first place among the 27 international students, with the title of Distinguished Honor Graduate.

The Maneuver Course for Career Captains lasts 28 weeks, during which the students receive a significant amount of doctrinal knowledge and carry out planning at the subunit and unit level, becoming able to exercise company command and integrate a battalion’s staff. Throughout the course, the captains are submitted to eight theoretical tests, five assessments of planning and issuing orders for offensive and defensive operations, in addition to the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) and conceptual lateral and vertical assessments.

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