|United States Army Infantry School|
United States Army Infantry School shoulder sleeve insignia
|Branch||Infantry Branch (United States)|
|BG David Haight|
Organization[edit | edit source]
It is made up of the following components:
- 192d Infantry Brigade (Reflagged from Basic Combat Training Brigade (BCTB)) (now under Armor School after completion of BRAC 2005)
- 197th Infantry Brigade (Reflagged from 29th Infantry Regiment)
- 1st Battalion (Mechanized/Stryker), 29th Infantry Regiment
- 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment
- CONUS Replacement Center (CRC)
- 198th Infantry Brigade (Reflagged from Infantry Training Brigade (ITB))
For new recruits specializing in infantry, the ITB conducts fourteen weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT) consisting of both Basic Combat Training (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 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, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
- Basic Airborne School
- Jumpmaster School
- Pathfinder School
- 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) (OCS)
- HHC, 199th Bde
- Ranger Training Brigade
- 4th Ranger Training Battalion (Camps Rogers and Darby)
- 5th Ranger Training Battalion (Camp Frank D. Merrill)
- 6th Ranger Training Battalion (Camp Rudder, Auxiliary Field 6, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida)
- Reconnaissance and Surveillance Leaders Course (RSLC)
- Henry Caro Non-Commissioned Officers Academy
- 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.
Chief of Infantry[edit | edit source]
The Chief of Infantry is the proponent of the school and its commandant.
|1||Major General Charles S. Farnsworth||1920|
|Major General Stephen Odgen Fuqua||1929|
|Major General John W. Foss||1985|
|47||Major General Benjamin Freakley||2003||2005|
|48||Major General Walter Wojdakowski||2005||2008|
|49||Major General Michael Barbero||2008||2009|
|50||Major General Michael Ferriter||2009||2009|
|51||Brigadier General Bryan Owens||2009||2011|
|52||Brigadier General Walter Piatt||2011||2012|
|53||Brigadier General David B. Haight||2012||2013|
|54||Colonel Rob Choppa||2013||Current|
References[edit | edit source]
- U.S. Army Armor School
- 192d IN BDE Task Organization (FY12)
- 192d Infantry Brigade
- 198th BDE welcomes new battalion
- 198th Infantry Brigade
- 14-Week One Station Unit Training
- BOLC II
- Henry Caro NCO Academy
- Maneuver Senior Leaders Course
- Advanced Leaders Course
- Warrior Leaders Course
- "Office of the Chief of Infantry". United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence. United States Army. 2 August 2012. http://www.benning.army.mil/infantry/ocoi/. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- Emerson, William K. (2004). Marksmanship in the U.S. Army: A History of Medals, Shooting Programs, and Training. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 101. ISBN 9780806135755. http://books.google.com/books?id=OdHtJ9-jCsIC&lpg=PA101&ots=EBbXluJDjm&dq=1st%20%22Chief%20of%20Infantry%22%20Farnsworth&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q=1st%20%22Chief%20of%20Infantry%22%20Farnsworth&f=false. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- Michael Robert Patterson (9 January 2008). "Stephen Odgen Fuqua". Arlington National Cemetery Website. Michael Robert Patterson. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/sofuqua.htm. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- "Army's chief of infantry will take over Ford Bragg". 26 December 2009. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=KklOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=yxMEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3875%2C8158823. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
- "Lieutenant General Benjamin C. Freakley". ArmyEdSpace.com. United States Army. https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:FzyGfi7grMoJ:www.armyedspace.com/userfiles/file/Lieutenant%2520General%2520Benjamin%2520C_%2520Freakley.pdf+&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShiYTgReVH9-ngWliWd-z5CBIE3oXqquouIhYwDR_reYfIWAYXaAwnd56VBZgr2hNEwE2PuNxq8s9vxOHEIfStehRsXHYoH5ALUuflK2FdNe2cwwBbUOOgrv_L6Rz8R9WQ_G1D4&sig=AHIEtbQLOOjDO_BGSVztNv-leTraO1uc6w. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Bennett, Doraine (2008). "A Retrospective: MG Walter Wojdakowski, Chief of Infantry, August 2005 – November 2008". National Infantry Association. pp. 8–9. ISSN 1933-6225. http://www.infantryassn.com/Bugler%20issues/Winter_2008.pdf. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Little, Vince (5 June 2009). "CG reflects on tenure at Fort Benning". The Bayonet. United States Army. http://www.army.mil/article/22275/CG_reflects_on_tenure_at_Fort_Benning/. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Sitter, Bridgett (22 September 2009). "Leaders discuss future of Infantry, Armor". MCOE Public Affairs. United States Army. http://www.army.mil/article/27668/. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Little, Vince (8 June 2011). "Chief of Infantry bids farewell to Benning". The Bayonet. United States Army. http://www.army.mil/article/59199/Chief_of_Infantry_bids_farewell_to_Benning/. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- "Benning Welcomes new Chief of Infantry". BenningTV. 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWcnKJkFPKw. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- Little, Vince (3 August 2011). "Post hails new chief of Infantry". News Archive. United States Army. http://www.army.mil/article/62828/Post_hails_new_chief_of_Infantry/. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- Ben Wright (2 August 2012). "Fort Benning announces new commanders for Infantry and Armor Schools". http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/2012/08/02/2144190/fort-benning-announces-new-commanders.html. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- "New Infantry chief takes command". 4 December 2013. http://www.thebayonet.com/2013/12/04/513581/new-infantry-chief-takes-command.html. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Basic Officer Leaders Course
- United States Army branch insignia
- Coats of arms of U.S. Infantry Regiments
- Guidon (United States)
- Combat Infantryman Badge
- Blue Infantry Cord
References[edit | edit source]
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