The new Combat Training Pool was opened 20 April 2009 for use for the students at Officer Training Command. On July 9, 2009, it will officially be dedicated to LT Michael P. Murphy, Medal Of Honor recipient.
For more information on LT Murphy, please click here.
Today, the site's primary mission is to provide aquatics training for students of Officer Indoctrination School, Chaplain School, and the Naval Science Institute as well as other Officer Accession Programs. The facility is also utilized by various military units for water survival training, swimmer qualifications, and screen testing for SEALS, EOD and Navy Diver programs. The training pool provides support to other naval personnel, area commands, fleet units, civic, local, state and federal agencies as needed.
Purpose: To provide Officer Training Command (OTC) students with practical training in basic water safety and survival in various officer accession programs as well as personnel from fleet and reserve units.
Background: The CTP (Building 1357) is an L-shaped, 8 lane pool which holds approximately 347,000 gallons of chlorinated water. The CTP also has a training platform three meters above the water which is used only for military training, e.g., abandon ship drills, etc.
Points of Contact:
To request any Technical Training, please send the following information to OTC_Scheduling@navy.mil