School of Infantry-West
Advanced Infantry Training Battalion
Reconnaissance Training Company

AITB Announcement

*** ATTENTION STUDENTS ***   In accordance with MARADMIN 267/20 all students will be required to complete a ROM IVO Camp Pendleton 72-hours prior to the respective course report date.    For amplifying information call the respective course or 760-763-5055.


The Reconnaissance Training Company (RTC) has the honor of hosting some of the militaries most demanding training as it strives to produce Reconnaissance Marines and scout Snipers.  The training that students undergo while attending any of our courses is mentally and physically challenging by design.  To be successful as a Reconnaissance Marine on the battlefield, it requires intellect, strength, endurance, skill and team work.  As such, we're looking for individuals who possess the drive, discipline, maturity and courage to rise to the challenge and fill the ranks of these storied warrior communities.  If successful, your remaining journey will increase in difficulty, but the sacrifices you will make and the hard work you will put forth will result in immeasurable reward.  If you think you have what it takes to become a member of our team, please review the pre-requisites below and then contact us to answer any questions you may have (760) 725-6824 (RTC SNCOIC/Operations Chief).


Leaders/About RTC

Maj M. T. Jordan
Company Commander
Reconnaissance Training Company           
MGySgt C. C. Paskvan
Senior Enlisted Leader          
Reconnaissance Training Company
ABOUT RECONNAISSANCE LEADERS COURSE - The purpose of the Reconnaissance Leaders Course is to provide the students with the required knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a Reconnaissance Team Leader.  This course emphasizes planning, briefing and leading teams in patrolling, ground reconnaissance, and amphibious operations.  The course combines communications, weapons employment, planning and implementing training, reconnaissance reports surveillance techniques, patrolling and amphibious team operations.  Upon successful completion of this course,  the students are capable of performing the duties of a Reconnaissance Team Leader within a Reconnaissance Battalion.


More Info

CO:  760-725-6828
XO: 760-763-7941
1stSgt:  760-725-6840
Operations Chief: 760-725-6876
BRC:  760-725-6866
RTAP:  760-763-7179
RLC:  760-763-7184
Recon Recruiter: 760-725-4000
Navy Senior Enlisted Leader: 760-763-7294
Email Address:


Reconnaissance Training and Assessment Program

Basic Reconnaissance Course

Reconnaissance Leaders Course

Scout Sniper Course

Multi Mission Parachute Course

RTC Address

PO BOX 555081


SOI-West Units/Resources

Marine Free Fall Jump Master

Training Command