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The Light Fighters School is the 10th Mountain Division's premier school where instructors instill the "Mountain Tough" in every individual Soldier and leader. It is where the 10th Mountain Division creates experts at their craft while coaching, teaching, and mentoring the force to increase lethality, esprit de corps, unit pride, and readiness. 



The Light Fighters School has existed in one form or another at 10th Mountain Division since 1985. Courses offered at the Light Fighters School are the Air Assault Course, Rappel Master Course, Pre-Ranger Course, and the Alpine Operations Course.


Course Details:


                      Air Assault Course 


                      Pre-Ranger Course 


                      Rappel Master Course


Contact Information:

Company Commander

(315) 772-4081

Company First Sergeant

(315) 772-6731

Company Executive / Operations Officer

(315) 772-1930

Operations NCOIC

(315) 772-1974

Air Assault / Rappel Master NCOIC

(315) 772-9051


(315) 772-1974


Light Fighters School

(315) 772-1930

Light Fighters School

Bldg. 4871, Netherly Street

Fort Drum, NY 13602


Nash Training Facility

Bldg. 2360, Nash Boulevard

Fort Drum, NY 13602

Hours of Operation:

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday through Friday