US Army Air Assault School is a two-week (10 days) course of instruction conducted at several locations across the Army, including Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Drum, NY; Camp Smith, NY; and at overseas locations in Germany and Hawaii. In each case, the course of instruction is focused on Combat Assault Operations involving US Army rotary-wing aircraft. Our battalion usually receives one or two slots to Air Assault School each year. These slots are open to both male and female cadets meeting the minimum requirements listed below.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Complete the MS II year of ROTC. Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test, demonstrate ability to do at least 6 pull-ups, and conduct a 12 mile foot march within three hours. Receive an approved Army/Air Assault Physical within 18 months of attendance Instructor Nomination
Since attendance at Air Assault is both mentally and physically challenging, the Professor of Military Science will assess each applicant, with special emphasis on overall physical fitness and the maturity level to attend and complete the course.
For more information on Air Assault, visit the Air Assault Home Page