M1 Abrams Tank on road during the winter

areas of study at this school

During AIT at the Armor Center, you will gain basic knowledge and hands-on skills in one of two areas of study:

cavalry scout operations

You will become a commander's eyes and ears by conducting specialized reconnaissance missions to identify enemy activity. Because of the diversity of firepower they employ during a combat operation, Cavalry Scouts are trained on more weapons systems than any other Soldier.

armor operations

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

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