Soldier Life
M1 Abrams Tank on road during the winter

areas of study at this school

During AIT at the Armor Center, you will gain the basic knowledge and hands-on skills to perform within one of two areas of study.

cavalry scout operations

You will learn how to become a Commander's eyes and ears by conducting specialized reconnaissance missions to identify enemy activity. Cavalry Scouts are trained on more weapons systems than any other Soldier because of the diversity of firepower they employ on the battlefield.

armor operations

You will learn about one of the most advanced tanks in the world, the M1A2. You will know how to utilize firepower, maneuver and shock effect to engage enemy targets.

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