1-509th, Operations Group, Joint Readiness Training Center

Mission Statement:

Mission: 1st BN (ABN), 509th IN provides stressful and challenging combat conditions for JRTC rotational units as replicated national security forces, insurgents and a hybrid threat for DA rotations. Make Rotational Training Units pay for their mistakes.

1st BN (ABN), 509th IN provides feedback (through the AAR process, with OCT supervision) to improve the force and prepare units for success on future joint battlefields.

1st BN (ABN), 509th IN maintains readiness as a US Army Airborne Infantry Battalion.