Following your week at a Navy Mobilization Processing Site, you will be sent to Technical and/or Basic Combat Training at one of 14 Army installations. This training lasts anywhere from three to forty weeks, depending on your mission. U.S. Navy personnel are subject to the specific rules and guidance set in place at U.S. Army installations as well as standard Navy rules and regulations.
All IA Sailors receive basic combat skills training which is conducted by Army Drill Instructors at an Army training site. Take a few minutes to view the "Navy IA Combat Training (NIACT)" video (top right margin) to provide you with an overview of what you may experience during your basic combat skills training. Your training site is included in the orders. Topics include:
||Forward Operating Base|
|Basic Rifle Marksmanship
|Crew Serve Weapons
||Quick / Reactive Fire|
|Improvised Explosive Device (IED)
||Rules of Engagement|
|Urban Ops and Entry Control Point
||Rules of Force|
||Night Fire Code of Conduct|
||Law of Land|
|Hot/Cold Weather Casualty
|Situational Training Exercise
All Navy personnel while assigned to First Army for training are subject to First Army General Order #1 which includes the following specific prohibited activities:
- No Consumption of Alcohol. No student is allowed to consume alcohol while in training, even if of legal age. This prohibition applies to all personnel on or off-duty, and on or off the installation.
- Sexual harassment, sexual assault, and related misconduct will not be tolerated.
- Fraternization. Any relationship between First Army personnel and students not required by the training mission is prohibited.
- Civilian Clothing. Prohibited while student is in training unless on authorized leave, special pass, TDY, or required by official duty.