Where are 88K stationed?
The AIT for the 88K MOS is at Fort Eustis, Virginia. The course is six weeks long. Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in AIT: Seamanship and vessel operations.
What replaced the OH-58?
The OH-58 was in continuous U.S. Army service from 1969 to 2017, when it was replaced in these roles by the Boeing AH-64 Apache and Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota. The latest model, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, is primarily operated in an armed reconnaissance role in support of ground troops.
How long is AIT for 15s?
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Engine disassembly and repair.
What happens if you fail out of Army AIT?
If your Commander believes you are purposely failing through AIT, then it’s possible you may receive a non-judicial punishment, a court-martial, or a more punitive discharge. If you are very lucky, that could be a general discharge. But more than likely, it would be an Other than Honorable Discharge.
Can you go off base during AIT?
As time progresses through AIT, Soldiers will be granted more privileges including an overnight pass for the weekend. But, Soldiers will be limited to the amount of distance they can travel from the base. Most bases will not allow travel over 50 miles from the base.
Does the Army still use Kiowas?
The OH-58 Kiowa is a family of single-engine, single-rotor, military helicopters used for observation, utility and direct fire support and has been in continuous Army service since 1969.
Can you have your phone in Ait Army?
As time progresses through AIT, Soldiers will be granted more privileges including an overnight pass for the weekend. But, Soldiers will be limited to the amount of distance they can travel from the base. Soldiers may also receive more time to use their personal cell phones, to make those FaceTime calls home.