Initial Training Overview:
Training for this MOS consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, followed by 17 weeks, three days days of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Additional Training Information:
Specific formal training opportunities for this MOS, including advanced training courses available at specific points of the soldier's career, can be found on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) Web Site.
During Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), the Army limits a soldier's personal freedom, using a "Phase System," which grants increased freedom, based upon phase of training. For details, see Army Training Phase Restrictions.
Instruction will include the following topics: microcomputer software, operat-ing systems, software utilities, assembly/disassembly of microcomputers, data communications, local area networks (LANS), tactical LANS, problem solving structured design techniques, database system design and development (programming), error recovery, data security, Defense Message System, computer configuration, operation and maintenance, and network configuration and troubleshooting.