How does COVID-19 affect Basic Training?

How does COVID-19 affect Basic Training?

As the weeks now turn into months, the novel coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19, has continued to spread at a rapid pace through communities, with the military being no different. Several steps had already been taken to prevent the spread of the virus, but the...
What if you get hurt in Basic Training

What if you get hurt in Basic Training

So you have already signed up and are preparing to join the US military. Now you may begin to have some questions. You may endure rigorous physical and mental trials in Basic Training. Let’s say you are prepared to go above and beyond in your Basic Training....
How Tough is Basic Training?

How Tough is Basic Training?

If you plan to join the US military, that means basic training is in your near future. And you might have heard stories that make basic training sound pretty scary. But how hard is basic training in reality? The short answer is that basic training is no walk in the...
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...