What is JOTC?

By: Angel De Jesus Molina PimentelUpdated: January 23, 2021


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People also ask, how long is Army Jungle School?

The Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC) spans 20 (day zero included) days through which students execute a 19 day program of instruction. Subjects focus on jungle mobility training, waterborne operations, combat tracking, jungle tactics, survival training and situational training exercises at the squad level.

Likewise, is Jungle tab authorized to wear?

Jungle (U.S. Army Pacific)
In 2014, the JOTC was reopened in Hawaii and the Jungle Expert Badge was revitalized as a tab which is authorized for wear by soldiers who complete the course and are assigned to the U.S. Army Pacific area of responsibility.

Where is jungle warfare school?

Jungle Operations Training Course challenges mental, physical readiness. HONOLULU, Hawaii (Army News Service) -- Not everyone survives here in the jungle.

How many soldiers are stationed at Schofield Barracks?

100,000 military


How do you survive an airborne school?

  1. Run. Run some more. Get used to running at an airborne shuffle pace for several mile daily.
  2. Get good at pull-ups. Do more.
  3. Get your push-up on. You will do push-ups every time you walk through the front door.
  4. Don't lug a lot of extra gear if you can avoid it. You won't need it and won't have time to use it.

How long can you be in the Army?

This commitment is not to be taken lightly. Most first-term enlistments require a commitment to four years active and two years inactive (IRR). But the services also offer programs with two-, three- and six-year active duty or reserve enlistments. It depends upon the service and the job that you want.

How long is training for the Army?

BCT for all Military Occupation Specialties (MOS) in the army lasts 10 weeks. The red and white phases are each three weeks long and the blue phase lasts four weeks. After BCT, trainees move on to Advanced Individual Training (AIT) where the skills necessary for one's chosen field in the army are learned.

What do Army Rangers specialize in?

The Ranger Regiment is the United States' premier light infantry fighting force, specializing in raids and assault missions deep inside enemy territory. There are three pillars that make up the Ranger mission: special operations raids, forcible entry operations, and special reconnaissance.

What are Army requirements?

A U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 17-34 years old. Achieve a minimum score on the ASVAB test. Meet medical, moral and physical requirements.

What does the army mountain patch mean?

The “Mountain” tab is a temporary tab, worn only by those Army personnel serving in a qualifying unit, and is considered an actual, integral part of the unit's Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, or unit patch.

Does the army do water training?

However, every soldier can be trained to participate safely in military training conducted in aquatic environments. Water survival training will build soldiers' confidence for operations in and around water.

Do Rangers go through SERE?

No, SERE school like all military schools(Ranger school, Q-course, HALO) beyond one's primary MOS are optional. However, to stay in certain units(75th Ranger Regiment, SF groups), they become mandatory but SERE school is always optional.

What is the 25th Infantry Division patch?

The division's Combat Aviation Brigade flew its last sortie in the country in January, 2013. The Patch for the 25th Infantry Division, like the unit's CSIB and Unit Crest, features a simple design paying homage to its home state of Hawaii and its well-deserved reputation for rapid completion of its assigned missions.

How do I get my army ERB?

Go to Army AKO at Select “ORB: Officer Record Brief”/ “ERB: Enlisted Record Brief” link under Army Links column on right side of the screen. Once forwarded to the ORB/ERB page, select the “view/print” button. Save as a PDF to your desktop, where they can be easily retrieved.

What is triple canopy jungle?

Triple canopy- thickest jungle with vegetation growing at 3 levels, often reaching up more than 50 feet. VC- Viet Cong, or local guerilla fighters.

What is jungle training?

During World War II the Jungle Warfare Training Center, also known as the Pacific Combat Training Center, was established in Hawaii to teach soldiers survival and fighting skills in tropical environments. Over 300,000 US Military personnel were trained in jungle fighting prior to deploying throughout the Pacific.

What Army units are stationed in Hawaii?

25th Infantry Division. 8th Theater Sustainment Command (including 8th Military Police Brigade and 130th Engineer Brigade) Tripler Army Medical Center. U.S. Army Pacific.

Where does the army operate?

United States Army
Part of Department of the Army
Headquarters The Pentagon Arlington County, Virginia, U.S.
Motto(s) "This We'll Defend"
Colors Black, gold and white