How long is Army Basic Training?

How long is Army Basic Training?

The short answer: 9 weeks. It takes just 9 Weeks to transform a civilian into a soldier. Ever wonder what it takes for the Army to transform a civilian into a soldier? Perhaps, you’re considering joining the Army yourself. You may be wondering how long is Army Basic...
Can you fail Basic Training in the Army?

Can you fail Basic Training in the Army?

Many aspiring soldiers ask themselves one big question before they start: can you fail basic training in the army? In short, yes, but you probably want to know how this can happen. After all, nobody wants to be the guy or gal who shipped off with high hopes and came...
The New Army Physical Fitness Test

The New Army Physical Fitness Test

When you think about the Army Physical Fitness Test, you most likely picture three main components: push ups, sit ups, and running. And that is for good reason. The test has been made up of these three core aspects for nearly four decades! However, after 38 years of...
A sample ASVAB test to help you get a higher score

A sample ASVAB test to help you get a higher score

Since it’s introduction in 1968, more than 40 million individuals like yourself have taken the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). This timed, multiple choice test is given to those who wish to enlist in the military by the United States Military...
Five ways to improve your APFT run time

Five ways to improve your APFT run time

As you pack your bags and prepare to embark on the exciting adventure of basic training, you are probably wondering about the basic training Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), which you will be required to pass before graduating from boot camp. We have previously...
Things you should know when joining the Army

Things you should know when joining the Army

Are you preparing to head off to Basic Training? If so, you are probably wondering what to expect, and how to put your best foot forward during this new and exciting phase of your adult life! Having some background knowledge of Army practices and traditions is a great...