E Battery

Join Our Motorized Unit

E Battery is the motorized unit giving cadets experience with different types of vehicles and their operation and maintenance. Cadets receive a variety of hands-on mechanical training unlike anything found at any other prep school in the world.

 

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About E Battery

All E Battery cadets attend training sessions at the arsenal twice per week. Each week’s sessions alternate between hands-on and classroom training. The program trains cadets in the safe operation of vehicles as well as the necessary maintenance and safety procedures to keep those vehicles on the road.

E Battery is open to both Academy and College cadets.

Included Vehicles

  • Harley Davidson 883 Sportster motorcycles
  • Jeep Wranglers
  • Ford Broncos
  • Trucks with tow behind cannons

Topics Covered

Insurance

  • Auto Insurance
  • How best to select insurance and financing offers
  • Options and features that help reduce insurance rates

Driving Tactics

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • How to survive while driving on Interstate Highways
  • Driver distraction- cell and other devices
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs while driving

Basic Vehicle Maintenance

  • How to safely change a tire and oil
  • The importance of correct tire pressures
  • How to find a good repair facility
  • Maintenance habits that will save you money
  • Anti-lock brakes and stability control features
  • How to modify vehicles intelligently
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