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Field Artillery


Field Artillery is known as the "King of Battle." Usually the biggest guns on the battle field Field Artillery Supports Infantry, Armor and Scouts in repelling and destroying the enemy on the battlefield. Vermont is home to the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the only Mountain formation in the United States Army. Challenge yourself at the Army Mountain Warfare School and separate yourself as one of the few Mountain Soldiers.


Job training for Field Artillery soldiers consists of ten weeks of Basic Combat Training (BCT) plus 4-8 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, depending on your specialty. For some jobs, these will be combined into One Station Unit Training (OSUT). You will learn essential Soldiering and warrior skills, spending time in the field and classroom.


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