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Basic Combat Training - Week: 00 Reception


DAY 01
Recruits arrive at Fort Jackson for general orientation.

DAY 02
Uniforms and ID cards issued in addition to the required haircut.

DAY 03
The recruits brave the inoculations and undergo dental and eye exams.

DAY 04
Recruits take first Physical Assessment Test. Men’s mile: 8 and 1/2 minutes. Women’s mile: 10 and 1/2 minutes.

DAY 05
Classes in barracks upkeep and Drill (marching) are given to recruits.

DAY 06
Preparation for arrival of Drill Sergeant and start of Basic Training.

DAY 07
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.

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