The Emergency Services Training Institute serves the Department of Defense by fulfilling unique training needs for military firefighters and other DoD personnel. The only facility to offer the most advanced Fire Officer training courses, ESTI provides hundreds of military firefighters with the certification necessary for advancement and is the largest external training organization for fire and emergency services for the DoD. Incorporating distinct areas such as emergency services, leadership and management, and multi-agency coordination, the programs offer access to state-of-the-art learning tools including virtual training environments. Courses are activity-driven, relying on student participation and hands-on group activities. Courses are available at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station, Texas, and at DoD Cooperative Training Centers on Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine bases across the nation and the world. Offsite courses are customized to the needs of the base.
All students participating in training at TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field are required to follow all guidelines in the
Student Safety Manual for the fire field.