Advanced Infantry Training Battalion
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School of Infantry - East
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Advanced Infantry Battalion, through Marine Combat Instructors, trains, coaches, and qualifies Marines in advanced infantry skills in order to provide infantry Marines to support force generation and Fleet Marine Force requirements to fight and win in current and future operating environments.

Advanced Infantry Training Battalion Sections

Battalion OOD
Phone: (910) 376-4840

Battalion S-1
Phone: (910) 449-0155

Battalion S-3 / Operations
Phone: (910) 449-0507 / 0528

Battalion S-4
Phone: (910) 449-0454

Battalion S-6
Phone: (910) 449-0498

Battalion Air Officer
Phone: (910) 449-0504

Rank, Last Name, First Name, M.I.
Advanced Infantry Training Battalion
School of Infantry-East
PSC Box 20161
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0161

Infantry Unit Leaders Training Company (IULTC)

Company Commander
Capt Luke D. Holley
Phone: 910-449-2314
Company Operations Chief
GySgt Jose R. Portillo
Phone: 910-449-0305


Advanced Infantry Training Company (AITC)

Company Commander
Capt Sam A. Odell
Phone: 910-449-0468

Company Operations Chief
GySgt Jeremy E. Spaunhorst
Phone: 910-449-0475


Small Unmanned Aerial Systems School (SUASS)

Officer in Charge
Major Ross D. Geske
Phone: 910-449-0425
Staff NCOIC    
MSgt Kyle A. Schrimsher
Phone: 910-449-0425


Normal Working Hours (0630-1630)
Report to the appropriate course in building G-483

After Working Hours and Weekends
Contact the AITB OOD
Bldg G-483
Comm (910) 449-0380 or Cell (910) 376-4840.

Student parking is available adjacent to both LZ-15 and building G526


Due to operational security all graduations dates will only be disclosed on a need to know basis.  If you have a Marine graduating from SOI-East, please contact your sponsor or their respective unit Operations Section

Battalion S-3 / Operations
Telephone: (910) 449-0507 / 0528

Checking In

All personnel reporting to the School of Infantry for permanent assignment, either PCS or PCA, report directly to S1 Administration Office in Ivy Hall, building G-644, second deck, room 260.

After working hours, Marines will report in person to the Officer of the Day (OOD) located on the first deck of Ivy Hall, utilizing the front entrance.

Contact Information

During Working Hours
S-1 Administration
(910) 449-2084

After Working Hours
Officer of the Day
(910) 449-0179


On Base
Marines can visit the Camp Lejeune Visitor Center located at the Wilson Gate
(910) 450-0283

Off Base Accommodations
Marines can access information on accommodations in Onslow County following the link below:

Moving to Area
Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce (

Advanced Infantry Battalion Leaders

LtCol A. C. Eckert
Commanding Officer

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SgtMaj J. G. Renteria
Command Senior Enlisted Leader

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