If you’re headed to Army basic training there are a few things that you’ll want to make sure you bring with you when you leave. Below you’ll find an overview of the items to bring to Army basic training. What to bring for Army Basic Training Clothing Lock During Army basic training you’ll be securing […]
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No more Tattoo Taboo: Air Force and Space Force to allow neck and hand tatsOn Duty
The change in tattoo policy comes as the Air Force wants to remain competitive for potential recruits.
The Army’s physical fitness test is changing againOff Duty
The Army’s physical test is an essential part of maintaining the service’s readiness as it transforms for the future, the Army’s secretary said.
New series shines light on Army’s Cavalry Scouts – the eyes and ears of the commander on the battlefieldMilitary Affairs
Cavalry Scouts function as the eyes and ears of the Army on the conventional battlefield, and now, a series brings light to their specialty.
These are some of the best benefits of military service that you rarely hear aboutFeatured
Military service gives you many great benefits that are not often discussed and which can help you powerboost your life.
Mixed-gender Marine Corps Boot Camp units reveal surprising findingsOn Duty
The Marine Corps was the last service to gender-integrate Boot Camp for recruits, with female Marine recruits finally taking training at San Diego, which had always been a male-only recruit training station. Despite many objections to this new policy, the results point to some encouraging news for the success of the program. One of the […]
Preparing For Navy Boot Camp (2022)Navy
Recruits going to Navy boot camp at Great Lakes Recruit Training Command will experience 8 weeks of mental and physical challenges, and if successful will graduate a United States Sailor. To help you be successful at Navy boot camp, we’ve put together a list of things you should begin to learn to prepare for Navy […]
How to Best Mentally Prepare for Basic TrainingMarine Corps
If there’s one skill you need most at basic training, it’s mental toughness. Successful service members are not only physically strong, but also mentally strong. Overcoming doubts, worries, or concerns that could hold you back from success is a huge part of building mental strength. Mentally strong people: These are the people you see going […]
2022 Air Force Basic Training (BMT) Packing ListAir Force
Heading off to Air Force Basic Training can be stressful and when you’re about to leave for 2 months, not knowing what you need just adds to it. I’ve put together the ultimate Air Force BMT Packing List based on my experience at basic training so you’ve one less thing to worry about. To start, […]
The final test of boot camp: Navy Battle StationsNavy
Navy Battle Stations is the culmination of a recruit’s experience at boot camp in Great Lakes, Illinois. This last test of a recruit’s fortitude, training, and ability to work with others happens aboard the USS Trayer, a Navy vessel that will never set sail. This ‘ship’ is a large simulator of what life is like […]