175th Regiment (Regional Training Institute)

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Unit Information

It is the 175th Regiment's mission to develop, educate and train Soldiers , leaders and technical advisors in a premiere training environment to be prepared for 21st Century missions.

The Camp Ripley-based 175th Regiment Regional Training Institute provides combat arms, Military Occupational Specialty and leadership training to the U.S. Army to prepare Soldiers and units for deployment at maximum combat readiness levels.

Each year hundreds of Soldiers from both the reserve and active components travel to Camp Ripley to attend a course offered by the 175th Regional Training Institute (RTI). The institute ensures the courses offered meet requirements for all components, drawing students from across the country and supporting the One Army School System.

The courses offered at the 175th RTI qualify Soldiers for the wheeled and tracked vehicle recovery Additional Skills Identifier. The 175th RTI also offers Advanced Leader Courses for Infantry, Maneuver Senior Leader Course, and more than 10 functional courses. The institute also contributes to the commissioned ranks by offering Phases I and II of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and Phase II of Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS).

2022 Objectives

In 2022, RTI will continue to improve on its support of the One Army School System. RTS-M will work with partner nations on their equipment fielding and recovery operations.

Lastly, the 175th RTI will sustain its efforts to provide the most experienced and professional cadre in order to provide top tier training for tomorrows agile and adaptive leaders!

2021 Accomplishments

Each year hundreds of Soldiers from both reserve and active components travel to Camp Ripley to attend courses offered by the 175th RTI. The institute ensures the courses offered meet requirements for all components, drawing students from across the country and supporting the One Army School System.

The courses offered at the 175th RTI qualify Soldiers for the wheeled and tracked vehicle recovery Additional Skills Identifier (ASI). The 175th RTI also offers Advanced Leader Courses (ALC) for Infantry, Maneuver Senior Leader Course (MSLC) and more than 10 functional courses. The institute also contributes to the commissioned ranks by offering Phase I and II of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and Phase II of Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS)

In 2021 RTI provided instruction to over 700 Soldiers from across the country. During the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) accreditation evaluation, 1st BN (OCS/ WOCS) received a 100%. 2nd BN (MOD TRNG) received a 99.5%. HHD and RTSM have not received their scores but it is anticipated their scores will rival the other Battalions. These cumulative scores are the highest in the RTI’s history.

The RTI’s OCS Class 65 produced 14 Commissioned Officers and 2 with certificates of eligibility. Phase 1 OCS had individuals from six states totaling 78 Soldiers. Phase I had 68 complete the phase and move on to Phase II. WOCS graduated 11 candidates, 10 of which commissioned and 1 receiving a certificate of eligibility.

175thRTI
UNIT LEADERSHIP
LTC Jason Benson

COL Jason Benson
Commander

CSM Shane Hybben

CSM Shane Hybben
Senior Enlisted

HEADQUARTERS
Unit Address:

15000 Hwy 115, Bldg. 2-1
Camp Ripley, MN 56345

Unit Telephone:

320-616-2646

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