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


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: 760-247-2096
1stSgt:  760-763-7186
Operations Chief: 760-725-6876
BRC:  760-725-6866
RTAP:  760-725-6866
RLC:  760-725-7184
Recon Recruiter: 760-725-4000
Navy Senior Enlisted Leader: 760-763-7294


 Reconnaissance Training and Assessment  Program

 Basic Reconnaissance Course

 Reconnaissance Leaders Course

 Scout Sniper Course

 Marine Free Fall Jump Master

 RTC Address

PO BOX 555081

 SOI-West Units/Resources

 Multi Mission Parachute Course