Advanced Individual Training (AIT)
ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL TRAINING Preparing You For Your Army Job After you complete Basic Combat Training, you're ready for the next step. Advanced Individual Training (AIT) is where you will learn the skills to perform your Army job.
At one of many diverse AIT schools, you'll receive hands-on training and field instruction to make you an expert in that specific career field. You'll also gain the discipline and work ethic to help you no matter what path you take in life. See the kind of training AIT schools offer below.
AIT SCHOOLS ADJUTANT GENERAL CORPS SCHOOLLearn the skills needed to help support our Soldiers' well-being as a human resource specialist.
INFANTRY SCHOOLLearn to become part of the foundation of the Army. Infantry Soldiers are experts in combat and are always ready.
AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY SCHOOLLearn the high-tech missile systems that help defend our troops on the battlefield.
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SCHOOLLearn to become the eyes and ears of the Army by gathering intelligence from various sources.
U.S. ARMY ARMOR CENTERLearn about the latest armor systems that make our heavy forces decisive and effective.
MILITARY POLICE SCHOOLLearn law-enforcement skills for war, peace, stability and support operations as a Military Police Soldier.
AVIATION LOGISTICS SCHOOLLearn to keep Army helicopters in top operating condition and ready for action.
ORDNANCE MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE SCHOOLLearn how to maintain Army weapon systems and equipment.
CHEMICAL SCHOOLLearn how to detect and defend against nuclear, biological and chemical agents.
ORDNANCE MUNITIONS AND ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE SCHOOLLearn the specialized skills for handling, storing and disposal of hazardous devices to protect our troops.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FIRE ACADEMYLearn fire protection fundamentals: fire behavior, fire alarm communications, fire prevention, emergency medical care and more.
QUARTERMASTER SCHOOLHelp ensure mission success by supplying Soldiers with food, water, petroleum, repair parts, ammunition and other field services.
ENGINEER SCHOOLFrom building bridges to conducting graphic analysis, learn the unique skills of being an Engineer Soldier in the Army.
SIGNAL CORPS SCHOOLGet an in-depth look at the school that teaches communications technology.
FIELD ARTILLERY CENTERGet inside field artillery systems and learn electronics, communications platforms, weapons and more.
TRANSPORTATION SCHOOLKeep the Army moving and learn how to operate and maintain Army trucks, material handling equipment and watercraft.
FINANCE CORPS SCHOOLLearn how to provide accurate finance and accounting support to Soldiers.
Graduation from Army Basic Training
Basic Combat Training has pushed the recruits' minds and bodies to new limits, giving them a deeper respect for themselves and those around them. And now, the time has come to celebrate their efforts and the strength they've gained. This is the day that their families and friends gather to watch them transition from citizens to Soldiers.