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Camp Atterbury

Definition/Scope: Camp Atterbury Joint Forces Maneuver Training Center (CAJFMTC), Indiana's training and mobilization center, is one of four federally owned, state operated, mobilization stations of the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). It provides facilities, training areas, and ranges to maintain the readiness of active component (AC) and reserve component (RC) Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines to defend the U.S. and to perform homeland security and disaster response missions. It is open year round to meet constantly changing training requirements. Camp Atterbury's current mission is threefold: Serve as a FORSCOM power generation platform and First Army mobilization station—a mobilization site for many National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve units. First Army has designated Camp Atterbury as the Transportation and Kosovo Centers of Excellence; Serve as a premier training site for both reserve and active duty personnel and units from all branches of service; Serve as a training site for public service organizations such as Department of Homeland Security, state and local police, and other first responders. The Camp is also designated by the National Guard Bureau as a Maneuver Training Center-Heavy, MTC-H.

Broader Terms:

First Army Division East
First Army East
mobilization station
National Guard Bureau

Narrower Terms:

National Emergency Services Academy
National Ground Search and Rescue School

Related Terms:

205th Infantry Brigade
38th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (ARNG)

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