United States Army Infantry School
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The United States Army
United States Army
The United States Army is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services...

 Infantry
Infantry
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies...

 School
is located in Fort Benning
Fort Benning
Fort Benning is a United States Army post located southeast of the city of Columbus in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties in Georgia and Russell County, Alabama...

, Georgia
Georgia (U.S. state)
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...

. It is made up of the following components:
  • 192d Infantry Brigade
    192nd Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 192nd Infantry Brigade is an infantry brigade of the United States Army. It was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 96th Division. As part of the triangularization of the US Army before World War II, the Brigade was inactivated and the assets & personnel formed the 96th...

    (Reflagged from Basic Combat Training Brigade (BCTB)) (now under Armor School after completion of BRAC 2005)
    • 30th AG Battalion (reception)
    • 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry (BCT)
    • 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry (BCT)
    • 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry
      46th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 46th Infantry Regiment is a unit in the United States Army that served in WWII.-History:During World War II, the 46th Infantry Regiment was assigned to the 5th Armored Division...

       (BCT)
  • 197th Infantry Brigade
    197th Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 197th Infantry Brigade is an Infantry brigade of the United States Army. Currently, the Brigade is garrisoned at Fort Benning, GA as part of TRADOC...

     (Reflagged from 29th Infantry Regiment
    29th Infantry Regiment (United States)
    The 29th Infantry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army first formed in 1813.-Establishment and early missions:The first 29th Infantry was constituted on 29 January 1813, and saw service in the War of 1812. Following this, the regiment was merged with the 6th Infantry...

    )
    • 1st Battalion (Mechanized/Stryker), 29th Infantry Regiment
      • US Army Infantry Experimental Forces Company
      • Bradley Master Gunner Course
      • Mechanized Leader Course
      • Stryker
        Stryker
        The IAV Stryker is a family of eight-wheeled, 4-wheel-drive , armored fighting vehicles derived from the Canadian LAV III and produced by General Dynamics Land Systems, in use by the United States Army. The vehicle is named for two American servicemen who posthumously received the Medal of Honor:...

         Leader & Transition Courses
      • Stryker/Bradley Proponent Office
      • Mechanized New Equipment Training Company
    • 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
      • Small Arms Ranges, Experimentation and Support
      • Sniper School
        US Army Sniper School
        The U.S. Army Sniper School is part of the United States Army 197th Infantry Brigade based at Fort Benning, Georgia. The first U.S. Army Sniper School was short lived, being established in 1955, but disbanded in 1956 at Camp Perry, Ohio. The U.S...

      • Combatives School
    • CONUS Replacement Center (CRC)
  • 198th Infantry Brigade
    198th Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 198th Infantry Brigade, was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 99th Division. It was active from 1967 through 1971 and has been active since 2007 as an Infantry Training Brigade as part of the US Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.- Vietnam War :During the...

     (Reflagged from Infantry Training Brigade (ITB))
    • 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
      19th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 19th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment which is assigned to the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, with the assignment of conducting Basic and Advanced Infantry Training.-Civil War:...

    • 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry
    • 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry
      50th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 50th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment.-Lineage:*Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 50th Infantry.*Organized 1 June 1917 at Syracuse, New York.*Assigned 31 July 1918 to the 20th Division....

    • 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry
      58th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 58th Infantry Regiment is a Regiment of the United States Army first established in 1917.-Lineage:Constituted 15 May 1917 in the regular army as the 58th Infantry. Organized 5 June 1917 at Gettysburg National Park, Pennsylvania, from personnel of the 4th Infantry Regiment. Assigned to the 4th...

    • 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry
      54th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 54th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army, first constituted for World War I and existing today as a basic training unit stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia....

    • 2nd Battalion, 330th Infantry (USAR)


For new recruits specializing in infantry
Infantry
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies...

, the ITB conducts fourteen weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT) consisting of both Basic Combat Training
United States Army Basic Training
United States Army Basic Training is the program of physical and mental training required in order for an individual to become a soldier in the United States Army, United States Army Reserve, or Army National Guard. It is carried out at several different Army posts around the United States...

 (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT).
Encyclopedia
The United States Army
United States Army
The United States Army is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services...

 Infantry
Infantry
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies...

 School
is located in Fort Benning
Fort Benning
Fort Benning is a United States Army post located southeast of the city of Columbus in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties in Georgia and Russell County, Alabama...

, Georgia
Georgia (U.S. state)
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...

. It is made up of the following components:
  • 192d Infantry Brigade
    192nd Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 192nd Infantry Brigade is an infantry brigade of the United States Army. It was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 96th Division. As part of the triangularization of the US Army before World War II, the Brigade was inactivated and the assets & personnel formed the 96th...

    (Reflagged from Basic Combat Training Brigade (BCTB)) (now under Armor School after completion of BRAC 2005)
    • 30th AG Battalion (reception)
    • 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry (BCT)
    • 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry (BCT)
    • 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry
      46th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 46th Infantry Regiment is a unit in the United States Army that served in WWII.-History:During World War II, the 46th Infantry Regiment was assigned to the 5th Armored Division...

       (BCT)
  • 197th Infantry Brigade
    197th Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 197th Infantry Brigade is an Infantry brigade of the United States Army. Currently, the Brigade is garrisoned at Fort Benning, GA as part of TRADOC...

     (Reflagged from 29th Infantry Regiment
    29th Infantry Regiment (United States)
    The 29th Infantry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army first formed in 1813.-Establishment and early missions:The first 29th Infantry was constituted on 29 January 1813, and saw service in the War of 1812. Following this, the regiment was merged with the 6th Infantry...

    )
    • 1st Battalion (Mechanized/Stryker), 29th Infantry Regiment
      • US Army Infantry Experimental Forces Company
      • Bradley Master Gunner Course
      • Mechanized Leader Course
      • Stryker
        Stryker
        The IAV Stryker is a family of eight-wheeled, 4-wheel-drive , armored fighting vehicles derived from the Canadian LAV III and produced by General Dynamics Land Systems, in use by the United States Army. The vehicle is named for two American servicemen who posthumously received the Medal of Honor:...

         Leader & Transition Courses
      • Stryker/Bradley Proponent Office
      • Mechanized New Equipment Training Company
    • 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
      • Small Arms Ranges, Experimentation and Support
      • Sniper School
        US Army Sniper School
        The U.S. Army Sniper School is part of the United States Army 197th Infantry Brigade based at Fort Benning, Georgia. The first U.S. Army Sniper School was short lived, being established in 1955, but disbanded in 1956 at Camp Perry, Ohio. The U.S...

      • Combatives School
    • CONUS Replacement Center (CRC)
  • 198th Infantry Brigade
    198th Infantry Brigade (United States)
    The 198th Infantry Brigade, was first formed as part of the United States Army Reserve's 99th Division. It was active from 1967 through 1971 and has been active since 2007 as an Infantry Training Brigade as part of the US Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia.- Vietnam War :During the...

     (Reflagged from Infantry Training Brigade (ITB))
    • 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
      19th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 19th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment which is assigned to the US Army Training and Doctrine Command, with the assignment of conducting Basic and Advanced Infantry Training.-Civil War:...

    • 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry
    • 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry
      50th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 50th Infantry Regiment is a United States Army infantry regiment.-Lineage:*Constituted 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 50th Infantry.*Organized 1 June 1917 at Syracuse, New York.*Assigned 31 July 1918 to the 20th Division....

    • 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry
      58th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 58th Infantry Regiment is a Regiment of the United States Army first established in 1917.-Lineage:Constituted 15 May 1917 in the regular army as the 58th Infantry. Organized 5 June 1917 at Gettysburg National Park, Pennsylvania, from personnel of the 4th Infantry Regiment. Assigned to the 4th...

    • 2nd Battalion, 54th Infantry
      54th Infantry Regiment (United States)
      The 54th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army, first constituted for World War I and existing today as a basic training unit stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia....

    • 2nd Battalion, 330th Infantry (USAR)


For new recruits specializing in infantry
Infantry
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies...

, the ITB conducts fourteen weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT) consisting of both Basic Combat Training
United States Army Basic Training
United States Army Basic Training is the program of physical and mental training required in order for an individual to become a soldier in the United States Army, United States Army Reserve, or Army National Guard. It is carried out at several different Army posts around the United States...

 (BCT) and Advanced Individual Training (AIT). The mission of the Infantry Training Brigade is to transform civilians into disciplined infantrymen that possess the Army Values, fundamental soldier skills, physical fitness, character, confidence, commitment, and the Warrior Ethos
U.S. Soldier's Creed
The U.S. Soldier's Creed is a standard that all United States Army personnel are encouraged to live by. All U.S. Army enlisted personnel are taught the Soldier's Creed during basic training, and recite the creed in public ceremonies at the conclusion of training...

 to become adaptive and flexible infantrymen ready to accomplish the mission of the Infantry.
  • 199th Light Infantry Brigade (Reflagged from 11th Infantry Regiment)
    • HHC, 199th Bde
      • Maneuver Captains Career Course
      • International Student Training Detachment
      • Officer Candidate School
    • 1st Battalion
      United States Army Airborne School
      The United States Army Airborne School — widely known as Jump School — conducts the basic paratrooper training for the United States armed forces. It is operated by the 1st Battalion , 507th Infantry, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia...

      , 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
      • Basic Airborne School
      • Jumpmaster School
      • Pathfinder School
        Pathfinder Badge (United States)
        The Pathfinder Badge is a military badge of the United States Army awarded to soldiers who successfully complete the U.S. Army Pathfinder School at Fort Benning, Georgia...

      • Silver Wings (A parachute performance team)
    • 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry (Basic Officer Leader Course II (BOLC II)) (inactivated 23 March 2010)
    • 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry (Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course (IBOLC))
    • 3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry (Officer Candidate School
      Officer Candidate School (U.S. Army)
      The United States Army's Officer Candidate School , located at Fort Benning, Georgia, provides training to become a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army...

      ) (OCS)
  • Ranger Training Brigade
    Ranger School
    The United States Army Ranger School is an intense 61-day combat leadership course oriented towards small-unit tactics. It has been called the "toughest combat course in the world" and "is the most physically and mentally demanding leadership school the Army has to offer". The course is conducted...

    • 4th Ranger Training Battalion (Camp Rogers, Camp Darby)
    • 5th Ranger Training Battalion (Camp Frank D. Merrill Sub Post, Dahlonega, Georgia
      Dahlonega, Georgia
      Dahlonega is a city in Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States, and is its county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 5,242....

      )
    • 6th Ranger Training Battalion (Camp James E. Rudder
      Camp Rudder
      Camp James E. Rudder is host to the third and final phase of a nine week training course, dubbed the "swamp phase", of the U.S. Army Ranger School...

      , Auxiliary Field 6, Eglin Air Force Base
      Eglin Air Force Base
      Eglin Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located approximately 3 miles southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County....

      , Florida
      Florida
      Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

      )
    • Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course (RSLC)
      United States Army Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course
      United States Army Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course is an elite five week school offered by 4th Ranger Training Battalion to soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen to train them to expert levels in reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition, battle damage assessment, foreign...

  • Henry Caro Non-Commissioned Officers Academy
    • Maneuver Senior Leaders Course (M-SLC), formerly Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (ANCOC)
    • Advanced Leaders Course (ALC), formerly Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (BNCOC)
    • Warrior Leader Course (WLC), formerly Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC)
  • Combined Arms and Tactics Directorate (CATD)
  • Directorate of Operations and Training/G-3
    • Training Support Center
  • Office of Infantry Proponency (OIP) "Warrior Ethos" program that was launched in 2003 by the United States Army.


Infantry officers who have completed commissioning and the Basic Officer Leadership Course then attend the Infantry Officer Basic Leadership Course in 2nd battalion. This is a course of instruction, as the name implies, in basic infantry skills, including marksmanship, machine gunnery, tactics, and planning.

The brigade also conducts specialized training for soldiers in Basic Airborne, Pathfinder, and Jumpmaster courses.

See also

  • United States Army branch insignia
    United States Army branch insignia
    Branch insignia of the United States Army refers to military emblems that may be worn on the uniform of the United States Army to denote membership in a particular area of expertise and series of functional areas...

  • Coats of arms of U.S. Infantry Regiments
    Coats of arms of U.S. Infantry Regiments
    Coats of arms of US Infantry Regiments are heraldic emblems associated with infantry regiments in the US Army. By Army regulation, all regiments of the US Army organized under a Table of Organization and Equipment are authorized a coat of arms to be displayed on the organization's standard, called...

  • Guidon (United States)
  • Combat Infantryman Badge
    Combat Infantryman Badge
    The Combat Infantryman Badge is the U.S. Army combat service recognition decoration awarded to soldiers—enlisted men and officers holding colonel rank or below, who personally fought in active ground combat while an assigned member of either an infantry or a Special Forces unit, of brigade size...

  • Blue Infantry Cord
    Blue Infantry Cord
    The Infantry Blue Cord is a U.S. Army decoration worn over the right shoulder of all qualified U.S. Army infantryman. It is a fourragere in light blue worn under the right shoulder and under the right epaulette of a U.S. Army infantryman's Class A dress green or dress blue uniform jacket or Class...


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