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School of Infantry-West
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Infantry Training Battalion
Training Information

 Training Information

Infantry Training Battalion trains all infantry entry-level Marines in the infantry skills essential to operating in a combat environment.

Infantry Training Battalion is a 52-day training course that transforms the raw Marine into an infantrymen who can fight, survive, and win in a combat situation.

While at Infantry Training Battalion, you will be sore, tired, and hungry, but you will persevere.  Here, you will learn that "Excellence begins with the "Basics".  During the training cycle you will receive instruction in Combat Marksmanship, Grenades, Improvised Explosive Devices, Convoy Operations, Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT), Combat Formations, Land Navigation, Patrolling, as well as instruction specific to your Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).  You will also undergo physical conditioning via Physical Training (PT), conditioning hikes, and sustainment training in the Marine Corps Martial Arts.  Most importantly, you will become a complete Marine, by applying the Leadership Traits, and our Core Values in every aspect of your life.

The challenge to earn the title Marine Infantryman is yours.

"Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem."

President Ronald Reagan

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