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First Term Enlisted Course (FTEC) – This course provides a structured first duty station professional development program, designed to transition junior enlisted from a training mindset to the mission-oriented environment. FTEC reinforces lessons learned in basic military ‚Äčtraining and technical training to prepare junior enlisted for their role in supporting the mission. The course also provides members a unique opportunity to further develop their warrior ethos and continued expeditionary mindset. All first term members must attend FTEC within 45 days of arrival to first duty station.



For more information about Professional Development Center call 719-556-9226 or email

The Professional Development Center is closed on federal holidays and SBD1 Family Days.