166th Regiment Regional Training Institute
The 166th is one of the largest and most technologically advanced regional training institutes in the Total Army School System (TASS). The Regiment has an annual through put of 6,000 students and is located on a large newly constructed campus complete with training areas, dormitories and dining facilities.
The institution provides training for a variety of Army career fields. Including:
· MOS-T transition training for
o Cavalry Scouts (19D10/20)
o Cannon Crewmember (13B)
o Fire support specialists (13F)
o Motor transport operators (88M).
o Infantryman (11B)
· Basic Noncommissioned Officer Courses (BNCOC) Armor and Cavalry (BNCOC) (19D30, 13B, and19K30)
· ANCOC NCOES leadership courses for 13B (phase II)
· Maneuver Senior Leaders Course for 11 and 19 CMF
· Army Basic Instructor Training Course (ABIC)
· Small Group Instructor Training Course (SGITC)
· Officer Candidate School (OCS)
· TAC Qualification Course (TQC)
· Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course (Pre-WOC).
· BNCOC Phase I
· First Sergeant Course
· Battle Staff
· Pre IET
Instructors use the most current training doctrine and materials, and equipment compatible with the training requirements and the Soldiers unit of assignment. The 3rd Battalion of the 166th received the Institution of Excellence award during their most recent accreditation.
Call (717) 861-8863
Northeast Counterdrug Training Center (NCTC)
The Northeast Counterdrug Training Center 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 (APA) accredited training in the field of forensic psychophysiology using polygraph techniques.
Call 1-877-806-6293 or (717) 861-2070
Medical Battalion Training Site (MBTS)
The facility provides real-life battlefield simulated training on medical tasks. The simulation site, constructed in 2007, includes more than 50 human patient simulation devices and related equipment worth more than $1 million. The features of the facility include: the ability to project scenario-driven realistic sounds, scents, climate controls and smoke, and an interactive target systems. Infa-red video cameras record the scenario training which allows for rapid and 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 MOUNT site, litter obstacle course and simulated residential home.
MBTS works with unit commanders to ensure unit collective training is successful. Providing equipment, facility use, instruction or Mobile Training Teams, units gain access to high quality training capabilities.
MBTS also conducts several medical ATTRS Courses for 68W MOS-T, 68W Sustainment, Combat Life Saver and CPR. All units are welcome to schedule training.
Call (717) 861-8325
Lightning Force Academy
The Pennsylvania Air National Guards’ Lightning Force Academy trains personnel to support the engineering and installation (EI) mission (both active duty and Air Guard). Students become familiar with the practices to accomplish the EI wartime mission including project engineering, management, and total project oversight. Classes include: combat restoration, repair, installation, removal or relocation of communications-electronics equipment.
Call (717) 861-1010
Regional Training Site Maintenance (RTS-M) (U.S. Army Reserve)
RTS-M provides a training environment to conduct effective and efficient maintenance training. The RTS-M is accredited by TRADOC and instructs 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 (MOSQ) training, Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) training and Noncommissioned Officer basic and advance courses.
Call (717) 861-2377
Eastern ARNG Aviation Training Site (EAATS)
Muir Army Airfield
EAATS trains more than 1,500 Soldiers annually from all 54 states and territories, from the active Army, Army Reserve and various international military students on aircrew qualification, non-commissioned officer professional education, and enlisted military occupational and additional skill identifier training on utility and cargo rotary-wing aircraft. EAATS operates the largest flight aviation simulation complex in the reserve component providing virtual simulation and procedure training in the CH-47, UH-60, and UH-72 devices. The 35 acre site has a modern co-located dormitory and medical clinic, full motion flight simulators, UH-60 and CH-47 Hardware Maintenance Trainers, UH-60 and CH-47 Remove and Replace Trainers, state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms and an Aviation Life Support Equipment repair facility.
Call (717) 861-9860