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Special Skills Training Division

   Joint Culinary Training Directorate (JCTD)

Mission: The Special Skills Training Division (SSTD) consists of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) that train Active and Reserve officer and enlisted personnel from all branches of the armed services, allied nations and civilians in Army Food Service operations and management; sanitation and food safety;  nutrition and dietary needs and requirements.  Additionally, the SSTD develops food service, sanitation, safety, nutrition, and dietary training support materials.

The SSTD provides training and support to the following courses:

  • 92G10 Culinary Specialists Advanced Individual Training (ITRO)
  • Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course
  • Enlisted Aide Training Course
  • Advance Leadership Course (ALC) and Senior Leadership Training (SLC) (Active and Reserve Components)
  • Food Service Management (FSM)
  • Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC) and Warrant Officer Advance Course (WOAC) (Active and Reserve Components)
  • Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) and Combined Logistics Career Captains Course (CLC3)  (Active and Reserve Components)
  • Adjunct Instructor Course (AIC) and Food Safety and Protection Course
  • Food Service Training for Reserve Component Courses


Last updated on: February 21, 2019