CNATRAINST 1500.4F CH-5
8 March 2005
500. GENERAL. Certain special procedures apply to
international military students. The term "International
Military Student" (IMS), as used in this manual refers to any
foreign national attending any course of instruction offered by
the NATRACOM under the terms of the Security Assistance Training
Program (SATP), either the International Military Education and
Training Program (IMET), or Foreign Military Sales (FMS).
a. The following directives provide policy and procedural
guidance for the training of international military and civilian
personnel in Department of Navy schools, installations, and
activities in the United States, and guidance for invitational
travel orders (ITOs) and endorsements for the SATP for aviation
(1) SECNAVINST 4950.4A, The Joint Security Assistance
Training (JSAT) Regulation.
Security Assistance Training Program.
b. If procedures in this chapter appear to conflict with other
Guidance, refer the matter immediately to the CNATRA Foreign
Military Assistance Specialist (N318) for resolution.
OBJECTIVES OF THE SATP.
The objectives of the SATP are:
a. Assist the foreign country in developing expertise and
systems needed for effective management and operation of its
b. Foster the foreign country's development of its own
professional and technical training capability.
c. Promote U.S. military rapport with the armed forces of
foreign countries to operate in peacekeeping missions and in
d. Promote better understanding of the United States, its
people, political system, institutions and way of life.
e. Increase the international military student's (IMS)
awareness of the U.S. Commitment to the basic principles of
internationally recognized human rights.