Training

Training at Liberty Battalion

  • Physical Readiness Training (PRT)

PRT is held three times a week from 0600-0715                                                                   

  • Leadership Labs

Held once a week from 0600-0730

  • Military Science Course

Cadets complete one course per semester.  Classes are conducted on campus once a week.

ARMY 101. Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking. 1 Hour each week.

ARMY 102. Introduction to the Profession of Arms. 1 Hour each week.

ARMY 201. Leadership and Decision Making. 2 Hours each week.

ARMY 202. Army Doctrine and Team Development. 2 Hours each week.

ARMY 301. Training Management and the War-fighting Functions. 3 Hours each week.

ARMY 302. Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations. 3 Hours each week.

ARMY 401. The Army Officer. 3 hours each week                                                             B CO Class

ARMY 402. Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer. 3 Hours each week.

  • One Field Training Exercise (FTX) per semester
  • All Cadets will attend Advanced Camp at FT. Knox, KY, after their MSIII year (usually during the summer between their junior and senior year).Learn More About Advanced Camp

Additional Training Opportunities

Every year, highly motivated Cadets who have demonstrated exceptional leadership potential have the opportunity to attend various training opportunities throughout the summer.  Here are some of the additional training opportunities in which Cadets may attend:

Air Assault School-  U.S. Army Air Assault School is a 10-day course designed to prepare Soldiers for insertion, evacuation, and pathfinder missions that call for the use of multipurpose transportation and assault helicopters. Air Assault training focuses on the mastery of rappelling techniques and sling load procedures, skills that involve intense concentration and a commitment to safety and preparation.Learn More About Air Assault School

Airborne School-  Becoming a paratrooper at Airborne School is a unique experience requiring special dedication and a desire to be challenged mentally and physically. This three-week course, also known as Basic Airborne Course, teaches Soldiers the techniques involved in parachuting from airplanes and landing safely. The final test includes a non-assisted jump.Learn More About Airborne School 

Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT)- provides Cadets an opportunity to experience leadership in an Army unit over a three to four week period. Cadets may serve in Lieutenant-level leadership positions. Assignments include units that are located both in and out of the United States. Cadets are assigned a unit mentor, and are provided on-post lodging and meals via a Dining Facility. This program is exclusively designed for MS III Cadets typically after completion of the Advanced Camp.

For More Information on CTLT

Combat Diver Qualification Course-The Combat Diver Qualification Course (CDQC) is an extremely challenging opportunity for only the most qualified and motivated cadets. This six-week course is taught at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School in Key West, Florida, and is a mentally and physically intense and challenging program. Regarded by many as one of the toughest schools in the military, students at the CDQC learn surface and sub-surface waterborne infiltration methods, deep diving, and diving physics/injuries. The CDQC is an elite course that is usually reserved for soldiers in Special Forces, but slots for ROTC cadets open up on rare occasions. Graduates of this course are awarded the Special Operations Diver Badge.

Mountain Warfare School- Mountain Warfare School training is designed to make students proficient in mountain operations. AMWS is located in the mountains of Jericho, Vermont, at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site (CEATS). Mountain Warfare School is both physically and mentally demanding. The course covers rappelling, rock climbing, mountain survival, land navigation,‌ first aid, and knot tying, among other subjects. Soldiers climb up and rappel down mountains, tie rope systems to make bridges, navigate the land by day and night, and learn how to care for and evacuate casualties. Training is two weeks.For More Information on Mountain Warfare School

Sapper Leader Course- The Sapper Leader Course is a 28-day course designed to train joint-service leaders in small unit tactics, leadership skills, and tactics required to perform as part of a combined arms team.The Sapper Leader Course is the premier leadership course for the Engineer Regiment. It trains confident and competent leaders to thoroughly plan and aggressively execute combat engineer missions. The training is very challenging but its rewards are great. Both individual soldiers and units benefit from the training. Sappers graduate with improved engineer and leadership skills.

Learn More About Sapper Leader Course

 

 

 

 

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