Basic Combat Training - Week: 00 Reception
Recruits arrive at Fort Jackson for general orientation.
Uniforms and ID cards issued in addition to the required haircut.
The recruits brave the inoculations and undergo dental and eye exams.
Recruits take first Physical Assessment Test. Men’s mile: 8 and 1/2 minutes. Women’s mile: 10 and 1/2 minutes.
Classes in barracks upkeep and Drill (marching) are given to recruits.
Preparation for arrival of Drill Sergeant and start of Basic Training.
Personal time and chapel service.
Welcome to Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Leaving behind hometowns and families, the recruits begin their journey. Haircuts are given and Army gear is issued in preparation for the start of Basic Training.