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This new soldier’s first Army mentor was a general sitting next to him on the way to basic training
"He was so excited about it, you could tell he was really ready to go.”
Why the Army cut back on incoherent screaming by drill sergeants on day 1 of basic training
“Nothing’s really changed other than we’re not screaming in their faces."
A small tweak to how the Army trains new soldiers is dramatically reducing sexual assault reports
“There was no question about what the expectations are.”
Self-proclaimed ‘incel’ allegedly joined Army to train for mass shooting of women but washed out after 4 months
He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.
How this Army lieutenant pulled off an elaborate scheme to join the military without his family knowing
“My aunt asked me, ‘Who are these guys in a military uniform?’ And I’m like ‘Oh, that’s my Uber driver.'"
A few lucky trainees just became the first to snag the Army’s new ‘pink and greens’ uniform
Army privates at Fort Sill, Oklahoma are the lucky first trainees to receive the service's new World War II-style dress uniform
Watch new infantry recruits experience the Army’s replacement for drill sergeant ‘shark attacks’
"How 'easy' does this look?"
The Army is pivoting to a kinder, gentler start to basic training
The U.S. Army has replaced the chaotic reception recruits entering basic training have long received from shouting drill sergeants with a training event designed to create a bond with their teammates and leaders
More than 200 soldiers just tested positive for COVID-19 at Army basic training sites
Most of those infected originally tested negative.
Army to resume sending recruits to basic training despite COVID-19 cases at Fort Jackson
“We’ve done pretty well overall, all things considered.”
New Army Combat Fitness Test
The Army is working on implementing its first gender-neutral Army Combat Fitness Test within the next five years.
CO’s Prostitution Arrest Won’t Delay Army Basic Training Changes
The Army is moving forward with changes to basic training slated to begin in October, despite the recent arrest of...
Old School: Army Recruits Will Again Test On Iron Sights During Basic Training
For the first time in three years, Army recruits will have to pass a marksmanship test during basic training using...
This Army Recruit Lost Half His Body Weight In Order To Enlist
When 18-year-old Shartim Robinson walked into the U.S. Army Albany Recruiting Center in Albany, New York, weighing 405 pounds, then...