Army Schools

Military Junior Colleges: An Overview

If you want to become an Officer in the Army National Guard or Army Reserves, but aren’t interested in West Point, OCS or the traditional commissioning route, you should consider attending one of our nation’s five military junior colleges.  The five military junior colleges in the United States are Wentworth Military Academy, Valley Forge Military Academy, …

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Army Pre Command Course for Company Commanders

Prior to taking Company Command, Company Commanders must meet a variety of requirements. One of those requirements includes the Company Pre-Command Course. Prior to assuming command, you must enroll you in the company level Pre-Command Course. The Pre-Command course is a 40-hour block of instruction designed to help future Company Commanders and First Sergeants prepare …

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Army Captain’s Career Course

The Captain’s Career Course, also referred to as CCC provides a rigorous course of instruction to prepare Company Grade Officers to perform the most difficult job our Army has to offer – leading Soldiers in combat. Following selection for promotion to the rank of Captain, Company Grade Officers normally attend their respective branch Captain’s Career …

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Basic Officer Leaders Course

The Basic Officer Leaders Course (BOLC abbreviated) is a three-phased training course designed for newly commissioned Army Second Lieutenants. It is a phased model designed to produce motivated and competent Army Officers, capable of leading Soldiers on the battlefield. These new Second Lieutenants receive instruction on military leadership, small unit tactics and MOS related skills. …

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Army Officer Basic Course

The Army Officer Basic Course is the first course offered in the Officer Professional Development Educational System for new Second Lieutenants. OBC is for newly Commissioned Officers, officers pending commission, and officers up to the rank of First Lieutenant. Each Army branch within the Army offers their very own branch specific Officer Basic Course. Several examples of different …

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