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Camp Atterbury - "We are Ready"

Camp Atterbury (CAIN) provides full logistical and training support for up to two brigade-sized elements simultaneously on more than 34,000 acres. The federally owned facility, licensed to and operated by the Indiana National Guard, offers a variety of training ranges, live-fire venues, managed airspace with air-to-ground firing capabilities and an LVC simulation and exercise center. CAIN has secure facilities, simulations, ranges, configurable classrooms and conference spaces to provide users with experiences that are versatile and mission-specific. The facility combines a walking campus, new barracks complex and multiple life support features to units conducting large-scale training and pre-operational testing.

The Atterbury Rail Deployment Facility (ARDF) or “railhead” at CAIN has the ability to load/unload a brigade combat team in 72 hours, and can handle 120 rail cars per day. It includes a 20,000 square foot vehicle deployment processing facility, weigh-in-motion scale house, rail operations building and loading, marshalling and staging areas.

Amenities available on-site include free or low-cost billeting, including 5,334 bed spaces at Camp Atterbury, sustainment, laundry services, food services, gym, PX and more.

A variety of wellness and fitness programs and services are available on post, including Morale, Welfare and Recreation; the Indiana Resilience Campus, and the Army Wellness Center.

Capabilities

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Atterbury-Muscatatuck Training Center serves as a major training site for individual, collective, and joint operations providing realistic venues for live, virtual and constructive training and testing events in order to increase training readiness, attract commercial defense industry participation and build strategic partnerships. On order, activate as a Mobilization Force Generation Installation in support of FORSCOM and Combatant Commander requirements.

Atterbury-Muscatatuck has three primary mission areas:

  1. Provide traditional training and testing support to ARNG, Active, Reserve and Joint Forces as a proposed Regional Collective Training Capability (RCTC) installation;
  2. Provide users with state-of-the-art multi-domain training opportunities;
  3. On order, serve as a Primary Mobilization Force Generation Installation (pMFGI) as identified by FORSCOM.

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Training Environments

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Atterbury-Muscatatuck Regional Collective Training Center (RCTC) provides a focused and immersive training environment for domestic and foreign active and reserve military components, as well as law enforcement and homeland defense agencies.

We strive to meet the needs of special operations forces, military units, civilian expeditionary workforce volunteers and those attending the Regional Training Institute (RTI) on our campus. Our subject matter experts (SMEs) will work with you to design an optimal training experience for your unit or group, and our world-class facilities are sure to meet your needs.

 

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Ranges

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Camp Atterbury’s Ranges are available to all branches of service, to government agencies at all levels and to first responders, industry and other entities, who can schedule training throughout the year. These ranges include:

  • Air-to-Ground Ranges
  • Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED)
  • Direct Fire Individual
  • Direct Fire Machine Gun
  • Maneuver Live Fire
  • Urban Assault / Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT)
  • Mounted Gunnery Ranges (up to Gunnery Table VII and VIII)
  • Multiple Drop Zones

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Atterbury Rail Deployment Facility

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The Atterbury Rail Deployment Facility (ARDF) or “railhead” at CAIN has the ability to load/unload a brigade combat team in 72 hours, and can handle 120 rail cars per day. It includes a 20,000 square foot vehicle deployment processing facility, weigh-in-motion scale house, rail operations building and loading, marshalling and staging areas.
 

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Leadership

Camp Atterbury Commander

Col. Michael Grundman

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Colonel Michael Grundman is Commander, Camp Atterbury, Indiana. A native of Vincennes, Ind., Col. Grundman was commissioned in 1995 with a basic branch of infantry through the Indiana University Reserve Officer Training Corps. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Army War College, earning a Masters of Strategic Studies degree in 2020. Col. Grundman’s operational experience includes three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan with assignments as an infantry battalion operations officer where he participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom's invasion and counterinsurgency campaign, a battlefield surveillance brigade operations officer during Operation New Dawn, and Senior Advisor to the Afghan 215th Corps during Operation Resolute Support. COL Grundman previously commanded 2nd Battalion -151st Infantry and the 138th Regiment (Combat Arms). His awards include the Bronze Star with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal with five oak leaf clusters and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

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Camp Atterbury Garrison Command Sergeant Major

CSM Tyrone Eugene Benham, Jr.

CSM Tyrone Eugene Benham, Jr.

CSM Tyrone Eugene Benham, Jr. was appointed Command Sergeant Major of Camp Atterbury-Muscatatuck on October 15, 2018. His primary focus is to provide venues for live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training events in order to build strategic partnerships and increase unit readiness and deployability for all local, state and federal customers.

CSM Benham began his military career in 1989 and was assigned as a rifleman to A Co. 2-153rd Infantry Battalion, Arkansas Army National. In 1990, he transferred to C Co. 1-151st Infantry Battalion, Indiana Army National Guard. He has served in numerous command and leadership positions during his career. Among these are the sergeant major for the Indiana CERFP, Operations sergeant major for the 81st Troop Command and command sergeant major for the 1-152 Cavalry Squadron. He deployed with the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team  as an embedded trainer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and also in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In 2014, he earned a bachelor of science in business management from Kaplan University.

 

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