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Air Assault School

Air Assault School is a 101/2 day course that teaches air assault techniques and procedures. Successful completion qualifies soldiers to wear the Air Assault Badge.

This school deals with making soldiers qualified to conduct airborne helicopter operations.  Proper sling load techniques, knots and fast roping are among the topics covered. The school also features a 12-mile march with rucksack.​