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DISA Services Course

Fact Sheet: DISA Services Course

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DISA Services are major components of the DOD Information Networks (DODIN), and are building blocks for the C4I support DISA offers to the nation's warfighters. Mission Partners throughout the world depend on DISA Services to communicate and transfer critical information every day.

DISA will continue to evolve a secure and cost effective global information infrastructure, and create cutting edge services to support warfighter and other Mission Partner requirements.

The DISA Services Training Course provides students with an overview and working knowledge of DISA services, processes, security initiatives, requirements and customer support options.

This 3 day course is open to all DOD Services and Agencies and their contractors who want to learn about how DISA supports the DOD, what services DISA provides (current and future), and where to find more in-depth information and resources.

Attendees typically include both technical and non-technical personnel currently using or considering DISA services and those involved in DOD global telecommunications support, services, and cybersecurity.

DISA personnel, especially those new to the agency, have also found this overview of DISA and DISA Services very useful.

The Overview
Overview of the DISA mission, organization, services, and networks.

The Defense Information Systems Network (DISN)
Review of the transport infrastructure over which the DISA Services are conveyed.

DISN Services
Details of the classified and unclassified capabilities and services available through the DISN, including IP data, voice and video services.

Enterprise Connections
Outline of the requirements for customer connections to the DISA networks.

Request Fulfillment (Provisioning)
Review of the processes involved in circuit and services acquisition, from requirements definition to disconnection.

Discussion of the tools, techniques, and organizations that make the DISA networks secure.

Enterprise Services
Details of the globally accessible, DISA managed services, hosted in the DISA data centers.

DISA Computing Services
Overview of the services available through the DISA Data Centers, including cloud, server and mainframe hosting.

Supporting the Customer
Discussion of the organizations and processes that support DISA customers.

DISA's plans to evolve and enhance the DISA Service offerings and move DOD communications to a Joint Information Environment.

Training Schedule (updated as classes are confirmed)

Classes will be taught in-person or on-line in compliance with DOD travel restrictions and/or in coordination with the host. DOD CAC holders may register for any listed class.

16-18 Feb 2021 – ONLINE CLASS (0800-1330 EST)
Host: FT. GORDON  
To register: 706-849-9043 or  
DISA CIV/MIL register in DOTS.

13-15 Apr 2021 - ONLINE CLASS (0900-1430 EDT)
DISA CIV/MIL register in DOTS, all others email

4-6 May 2021 – ONLINE CLASS (0900-1430 EDT)
Host: NAVY, Norfolk VA - DISA CIV/MIL register in DOTS, all others call: (757) 203-0019

18-20 May 2021 - ONLINE CLASS (0900-1430 EDT)
To register: or 813-804-3321

EST – Eastern Standard Time
EDT – Eastern Daylight Time


Here are some comments from participants who attended the course:

"Great class - provided the overall big picture of the DISA role."
USMC, attended class in Okinawa, Japan

"I learned so much! … This class put so many network / DISN subjects into perspective"
NAVCIRT, attended class in Norfolk, VA

"Really good course; up to date and very relevant"
DISA PAC, attended in Ford Island, HI

This course answered more questions in 3 days than a year of reading.
USMC, attended class in Quantico, VA

If you are interested in hosting a class, reference theĀ Host Guide for more information.