166th Regiment Regional Training Institute
The 166th RTI is one of the largest and most technologically advanced regional training institutes in the Total Army School System (TASS). The regiment has an annual throughput of 3,500 students and is located on a large, newly constructed campus complete with training areas, dormitories and dining facilities.
The institute provides training for a variety of Army career fields, including:
- MOS-T transition training for:
- Cavalry Scouts (19D10/20).
- Cannon Crewmembers (13B) (M109A6/M777/M119).
- Fire Support Specialists (13F).
- Fire Control Specialists. (13J10)
- Infantrymen (11B).
- Advanced Leader Course (ALC) training for:
- Armor and Cavalry (ALC) (19D30 and 19K30).
- Artillery (ALC) (13B30 Phase I and II).
- Senior Leader Course (SLC) training for:
- Maneuver Senior Leaders Course (M-SLC) for 11 and 19 CMF.
- Artillery (SLC) 13B40 PH I and II).
- Army Basic Instructor Training Course (ABIC).
- Small Group Instructor Training Course (SGITC).
- Officer Candidate School (OCS Traditional and Accelerated).
- TAC Qualification Course (TQC).
- Platoon Trainer Qualification Course (PTQC).
- Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course (Pre-WOC).
- Basic Leader Course (BLC).
- Battle Staff NCO Course (BSNCOC).
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator Course (RAVEN).
- Company Commander and First Sergeant Pre-Command Course.
Instructors use the most current training doctrine, materials and equipment compatible with the training requirements and the Soldiers’ unit of assignment. The 166th received the Institution of Excellence award during their last three accreditation evaluations.
Call 717-861-2496or visit www.png.pa.gov
Northeast Counterdrug Training Center
The Northeast Counterdrug Training Center (NCTC) is a regional accredited Public Safety Training Academy that provides advanced training and support for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies and community-based organizations with a drug nexus. NCTC offers unique, state-of-the-art, dynamic training facilities. The Distance Learning Center at FTIG contains two fully equipped, 50-seat classrooms. Tactical as well as classroom instruction is conducted at the High-Risk Entry Facility (HREF). The HREF offers scenario-based training platforms for law enforcement teams, virtual reality rooms and after-action rooms for debriefing. The NCTC Polygraph Training Center provides American Polygraph Association-accredited training in the field of forensic psychophysiology using polygraph techniques.
Call 877-806-6293/717-861-2070or visit www.counterdrug.org
Medical Battalion Training Site
Building 19-79, First Street
The Medical Battalion Training Site (MBTS) is one of two like entities in the Army. Part of the Total Army School System (TASS), the primary mission of MBTS is to conduct the MOS Transition course for the Healthcare Specialist (68W). The course is available for enrollment through the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) under school code1042.
The facility provides real-life battlefield simulated training on medical tasks. The simulation training center includes 25 high-fidelity human patient simulators and related equipment worth more than $1 million. The features of the facility include the ability to project scenario-driven realistic sounds, scents and smoke. Infrared video cameras can record the scenario training, allowing for comprehensive AARs. Military and civilian agencies are able to train on mass casualty scenarios and medical tasks. The facility also includes multiple classrooms, a covered Military Operations Urban Terrain (MOUT) site with 2 HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainers (HEATs), a litter obstacle course and a miniature FOB.
Units may request MBTS assets (facility space/equipment) to support their internal training. Facility space is scheduled through the Range Facilities Management Support System (RFMSS); other support requests are submitted through phone or email to MBTS OPS.
Call MBTS OPS 717-861-8325or email email@example.com
Medical Simulation Training Center
Building 16-271, First Street
The Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) provides standardized medical training programs to medical and nonmedical personnel in both a classroom environment and under simulated battlefield conditions for all components of the armed forces and various civilian agencies. Training focuses on the principles of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC); TC8-800, Medical Education and Demonstration of Individual Competence (MEDIC); Sustainment Training for the 68W MOS; Combat Life Saver (CLS); First Responder-Warrior Medical Tasks; BLS/ALS certifications; customized training; and facility usage for units in need of training space for medical tasks.
The MSTC’s three cutting-edge classrooms can expand to one large, fully integrated classroom. The four validation rooms are equipped to provide realistic and sensory-immersing scenarios by incorporating fog, sound, strobe lights, climate control and myriad state-of-the-art, high-fidelity patient simulators and task trainers. A record of training and AAR feedback is provided through the use of an integrated camera system with IR illuminators along with helmet cameras worn by the trainee.
The MSTC also offers two separate exterior training lanes: a MOUT site complete with breachable doors, fogging capabilities, and a portable PA and audio sound system for replication of combat sounds and a Medical Trauma Lanes and Litter Obstacle Course where both military and civilian agencies are able to perfect their medical skills on the move.
All training is overseen and Class VIII consumables are provided by the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School.
Call MSTC 717-861-9991
Regional Training Site Maintenance (U.S. Army Reserve)
Regional Training Site Maintenance (RTS-M) provides a training environment to conduct effective and efficient maintenance training. The RTS-M is accredited by TRADOC and provides TRADOC-approved programs of instruction under the direction of the proponent school. The mission of the RTS-M is to provide training that will sustain all active component and reserve component (RC) Soldiers, which enables armed forces components to mobilize and deploy units capable of meeting wartime mission requirements on current and force modernization equipment systems in the areas of logistics/maintenance training, Military Occupation Skill Qualifier training, Additional Skill Identifier training, and noncommissioned officer basic and advanced courses.
Eastern ARNG Aviation Training Site
Building 19-126 (Co-located with Muir AAF)
Eastern ARNG Aviation Training Site (EAATS) trains more than 1,500 Soldiers annually from the active Army, Army Reserve, National Guard and various international countries. Courses include aircraft qualification, instructor pilot, maintenance test pilot, noncommissioned officer professional development system education, and enlisted military occupational and additional skill identifier training on UH-60A/L and CH-47D/F helicopters. EAATS operates the largest flight aviation simulation complex in the RC, providing virtual simulation and procedure training in the CH-47, UH-60 and UH-72 for regional users. The 35-acre site has a co-located dormitory and medical clinic; full-motion flight simulators; a modern 85,000-square-foot Aviation Maintenance Instruction Building that houses UH-60 and CH-47 hardware maintenance trainers, UH-60 and CH-47 remove and replace trainers supporting formal courses; state-of-the-art, multimedia classrooms; and an aviation life support equipment repair facility in support of student training.
Call 717-861-9860or visit http://ftig.ng.mil/eaats
Lightning Force Academy
The Pennsylvania Air National Guard’s Lightning Force Academy trains personnel to support the engineering and installation (EI) mission (both active duty and Air Guard). Students become familiar with practices to accomplish the EI wartime mission, including project engineering, management and total project oversight. Classes include combat restoration, repair, installation and removal/relocation of communications-electronics equipment.