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Basic Combat Training (BCT) is a training course that transforms civilians into Soldiers. Over the course of nine weeks these recruits learn about the Seven Core Army Values, how to work together as a team and what it takes to succeed as a Soldier in the U.S. Army.


From your first days at Recruit Training (Boot Camp) to the specialized training you’ll receive at “A” school, all the way to your first assignment as a U.S. Navy Sailor is contained in this section.
There are so many reasons to explore the Navy. With over 1,000 available careers as a Sailor or Officer, there is a perfect community for everyone. And when the workday is over, you’d be surprised at the many cool activities Sailors participate in.

The marines have 12 weeks to shape you into one of their own.
The week 1. you will arrive at paris island in north carolina around 2 a.m. From then on the new recruits will b yelled at, Told to take orders and do certain tasks that they will think are pointless but recruiters do everything for a reason.

Week 2 includes bringing dicipline into the recruits routine.- The drill sergants wake up call Get up , get dressed, get shaved, get out and the whole time they are yelling at you they are counting down the seconds.

Week 3 turning instruction into instensity- all about waking up . The drill seargants want to see the fire in each and every one of them. They want to bring out the warrior in everyone.

week 4- going to fight- Recruits will have to combine power and technique to face their opponents. They will learn to be aggressive and confident.

week 5-mcamp- learning marine corps martial arts- Marines cannot choose their enemy. They are conditioned to respond instinctively, building muscle memory, THey will be lethal with their bodies as they would with any weapon no matter who they are up against.

week 6-rappelling- quitting is not an option in combat or life they have to move despite their fear.

week 7-grass week- learning weapon saftey and technique- they have to master the basics. once they can show the drill seargents that they can handle their rifles and their body they are ready to fire thats the difference between pulling the trigger and being a rifleman.