A Special Welcome…
Welcome to Atterbury-Muscatatuck and greetings from the men and women who serve here now, those who have gone before us whose legacy we strive to preserve and enhance.
Atterbury-Muscatatuck is designated as an Army National Guard Joint Maneuver Training Center designed to provide individual to brigade-level training, advanced urban operations training, as well as a scalable Mobilization Force Generation Installation capability for soldier or civilian readiness processing. Our mission is managed by Garrison operations Command and Staff, supported by the Installation Support Unit, Indiana National Guard. We also serve as a scalable mobilization and training site prepared to serve multi-service components of the Department of Defense under the command of the First U.S. Army Division East.
Our installation hosts a Mission Training Complex, designed to provide Army Mission Command Systems training, as well as training, analysis and feedback during the Train—Ready Years of the ARFORGEN in preparation for full spectrum operations. The MTC provides a premier Joint-Interagency-Intergovernmental-Multinational training environment to Army National Guard units throughout the Midwest Region.
The unique Atterbury-Muscatatuck training facilities offer military units and agencies from the local, state and federal governments, as well as private agencies or educational institutions the opportunity to train military or civilian personnel on a variety of individual or collective tasks.
Our critical duty to serve as a training site for public service organizations all across the nation such as State or Federal department’s of homeland security or homeland defense, State or local police and fire stations or other emergency responders is a lasting mission that Atterbury-Muscatatuck takes great pride in.
Another key component available for our customers is the live fire ranges at Atterbury and the urban training facilities at both locations. These ranges consist of small arms to A-10 Thunderbolt aerial gunnery tables, more than 33,000 acres of maneuver training area, and dozens of artillery and mortar firing points. Plus 1,000 acres of the living, breathing city environment better known as the Advanced Urban Training Facility (AUTF) at Muscatatuck. Other highlights are our simulations complexes and our upgraded medical and behavioral health facilities on post. All of our ranges and buildings are of high-quality and are known all across the nation's military and government organizations.
We have expanded our platform for civilian deployment and redeployment processing through the Individual Replacement Deployment Operations. All contractors or civilians processing for overseas missions come to Atterbury-Muscatatuck. The mission includes educating, health examinations, providing proper equipment, and preparing the civilians for the deployment in a short five day period. The program leverages existing capabilities, capacity and teams with Atterbury-Muscatatuck, Medical Command, Dental Command, and Installation Management Command to support individual processing of personnel.
Under the IRDO mission, additional civilian-military programs extend past the individual processing phase to an integrated training program held at MUTC. The curriculum was developed and implemented by an Interagency Working Group with representation from Department of Defense, United States Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. The goal is to ensure that civilian personnel assigned to serve in countries such as the Horn of Africa, Afghanistan, or Iraq receives civilian-military coordination training that focuses on counterinsurgency and stability operations. These courses, through active scenarios are designed to train and prepare the increased number of civilians deploying to these regions.
With our training brigade partners from the 205th and 157th Infantry, we have supported the various enduring missions around the globe. Since 2001, over 205,000 military and civilian men and women have deployed or redeployed to overseas missions from Atterbury-Muscatatuck including Soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and civilians from Federal agencies in the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USAID and the Department of Defense.
There are many historical places to visit at or near Atterbury-Muscatatuck. When here, please take time to visit Harrison Hall located in the Regional Training Institute building, our indoor museum at both Atterbury and Muscatatuck, the veteran’s memorial park and the World War II Prisoner of War Chapel. Enjoy our family, morale, welfare and recreational activities both on base and off to include the post’s swimming pool, physical fitness centers, and camping area. This includes our partnership with Johnson County Park just outside the installation and numerous other MWR locations and activities.
Whether you are planning your first visit, a return trip or browsing for information we welcome your interest. If you expect an extended stay, we want to do all that we can to ensure your training is superior and your stay enjoyable.
Our staff consisting of Soldiers and airmen, State employees, and contract personnel is known for its "user friendly" attitudes and "Hoosier Hospitality". Since 1942 our unit motto, "Preparamus" means "We are Ready."
Col. Richard D. Shatto
Command Sgt. Major Steven J. Bishop, Jr.
Last updated March 12, 2014