Welcome to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of our esteemed schoolhouse, a testament to four decades of excellence in education and training. Since 1984 when the Region 5 Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) was established, our institution has undergone a remarkable transformation, evolving into the illustrious 640th Regional Training Institute (RTI).
As we reflect on our journey, it is a moment of immense pride and accomplishment. The schoolhouse has been a cornerstone of professional development and military education, shaping the careers of countless individuals who have passed through its doors. From its modest beginnings as the Utah Military Academy and a Regional NCOA, the institution has grown into a comprehensive Regional Training Institute, embracing a broader spectrum of courses and training programs.
The 40th-anniversary celebration serves as a poignant reminder of the dedication, hard work, and commitment of everyone who has contributed to the success of the schoolhouse. Alumni, instructors, staff, and leadership have all played pivotal roles in creating an environment that fosters learning, leadership, and camaraderie.
Throughout the years, the schoolhouse has adapted to the evolving needs of the military, incorporating cutting-edge technologies, modern teaching methodologies, and a diverse curriculum. The 640th RTI stands as a symbol of progress and innovation in military education, preparing personnel for the challenges of the ever-changing landscape of the armed forces.
As we commemorate 40 years of excellence, we not only celebrate the achievements of the past but also look forward to a future filled with continued growth and success. The 640th RTI remains committed to its mission of shaping the next generation of military leaders, ensuring that they are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for success in their service to the nation.
Here's to 40 years of honor, integrity, and excellence – a legacy that will continue to inspire generations to come.