Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence

199th Infantry Brigade Site

Armor Basic Officer Leader Course (ABOLC)

Administrative Notes

Your first days in the Army are fast-paced and hectic. Within the first five days of your arrival, the Armor Commandant, Brigade Commander, Squadron Commander (SCO), and Troop Commander will brief you on a myriad of topics that pertain to the daily operation of ABOLC and your chosen profession. To keep confusion to a minimum, the following are devoted to those items that are common concerns of the new Lieutenant.

To view the Armor Basic Officer Leader Course at FBGA Timeline go to the ATRRS course catalog in the lower fields select the Fiscal Year using the drop down arrow, in the School Code box type in 171 and click the drop down arrow and select code 171B. Click on the "Search the ATRRS Course Catalog" button at the bottom of the screen to view the search results. Select the "Armor Basic Officer Leader-Branch" course link to view selected FY course dates.

Administrative Actions

Active duty assignments/ reassignments are handled by Human Resources Command. Due to the ever-changing needs of the Army, diversions are possible during the course. Students may contact their gaining unit in order to determine their pinpoint assignment. It is common for pinpoints to be given at your permanent duty station.

Memo - Family Separation Allowance (FSA) during Initial Military Training (IMT)