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:
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.