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You will learn a number of important subjects while at BCT:

  • Military Customs and Courtesies

  • Drill and Ceremonies

  • Wearing of the Uniform

  • Inspections

  • Guard Duty

  • Role of the Army and the Army National Guard

  • Responsibility of the soldier

  • Code of Conduct, Geneva and Hague Conventions

  • Marches and Bivouac

  • Basic Rifle Marksmanship

  • Hand Grenades

  • Familiarization with U.S. Weapons

  • Military Justice

  • Personal Health and Hygiene

  • Hazards of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

  • First Aid

  • Individual Tactical Training Techniques

  • Fire and Maneuver

  • Defensive Training

  • Confidence Course

  • Physical Training

  • Military Awards

  • Army Values and Ethics

  • Standards of Conducts

  • Character Development

A Typical Day in Basic

  • 5 a.m. - Wake up

  • 5:30 a.m. - Physical Training

  • 6:30 a.m. - Breakfast

  • 8:30 a.m. - Training

  • Noon - Lunch

  • 1 p.m. - Training

  • 5 p.m. - Dinner

  • 6 p.m. - Drill Sergeant Time

  • 8:30 p.m. - Personal Time

  • 9:30 - Lights Out