CNATRAINST 1500.4F CH-5
8 March 2005
f. Develop skills needed for effective operation and
maintenance of equipment acquired from the United States.
a. CNATRA. The Chief of Naval Air Training is responsible for
aviation education and training as tasked by the Chief of Naval
Operations (CNO). CNATRA will meet the training requirements
spelled out in each invitational travel order (ITO).
b. Commanding Officer, NAVAVSCOLSCOM and TRAWING Commanders.
Commanding Officer (CO), NAVAVSCOLSCOM/TRAWING commanders are
responsible to CNATRA for implementing international training as
directed. They shall:
(1) Monitor the progress of training and welfare of IMSs
and supervise their administration and movement.
(2) Provide guidance for local implementation of the
Informational Program (IP) in accordance with CNETINST 4950.2J.
(3) Ensure IMSs are not placed in pools or delayed for any
avoidable reason. Security Assistance Programs are prepaid and
reductions in training rates caused by funding shortages or
other causes in most cases do not apply to IMSs.
(4) Ensure guidance and counseling is rendered to IMSs when
problems are encountered.
(5) Ensure the sponsoring requirements of SECNAVINST
4950.4A are fulfilled. This shall include, but not be limited
to, the assignment of a squadron or TRAWING officer to host each
international student, and the encouragement of cultural
integration into the civilian community. This may be through
the assignment of a "host family", if possible, and through the
sponsorship of tours and participation in special events in the
civilian community. Establishing a sponsor program will both
promote stronger international relations and reduce squadron
(6) Ensure that only authorized dependents listed on ITOs
are issued ID cards.
(7) Ensure that the issued identification card (DD Form
2765) for the IMS (and dependents if applicable) is returned to
the TRAWING IMS officer (IMSO) for disposal, upon completion of
continental United States (CONUS) training. Under no
circumstances shall IMS personnel be authorized retention of the
issued identification card. Cases of lost/stolen identification
cards shall be referred directly to the cognizant TRAWING
commander/CO, NAVAVSCOLSCOM for disposition and positive