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Army trainee arrested for allegedly hijacking school bus full of children with a rifle [Updated]
He will be charged with 'multiple counts of kidnapping.'
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...
Hundreds of Army and Air Force recruits have tested positive for COVID-19 since March
Since the onset of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Air Force and Army basic military training programs have seen hundreds of recruits test positive for COVID-19, with the...
Army and Marine recruits are having a hell of a time getting birth control, and experts say it’s hurting readiness
“If someone wants to have a baby while serving, they should be allowed. But if they don’t want to ... this approach really helps."
Meet the Fort Jackson trainees who overcame COVID-19 and graduated basic training
"I got a fever, really weak and I had aches. I coughed a lot and when I blew my nose I had red spots"
Even more Air Force recruits are headed to Keesler AFB for training after proof of concept test
This was the first time since 1968 that basic training was held outside Lackland Air Force Base in Texas
Army to resume sending recruits to basic training despite COVID-19 cases at Fort Jackson
“We’ve done pretty well overall, all things considered.”
The Army is now screening recruits for coronavirus before they start basic training
With coronavirus beginning to spread across the United States, the Army wants to make sure the only thing you catch during basic training is a hefty dose of grief from...
New Army Combat Fitness Test
The Army is working on implementing its first gender-neutral Army Combat Fitness Test within the next five years.
Army drill sergeant suspended following profanity-laced shoving match with recruit in Georgia
The Army has suspended a drill sergeant amid its investigation into an alleged assault, according to a spokesman from Ft. Benning in Georgia, the Army's premier infantry school
This 59-year-old veteran left the Army a decade ago. Now he’s headed back to basic training
"To have the opportunity to serve again is a thrill"
Soldier dies during basic training at Fort Jackson
The incident is still being investigated.
We salute the Army recruit who got his first haircut in 15 years before shipping out to basic training
A 23-year-old California native received his first haircut in 15 years to enlist in the U.S. Army
The Air Force Is Expanding Its Basic Military Training To Create A ‘Lethal’ Next Generation
Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Air … Continued
Hundreds Of Army Recruits Stuck In Ft. Benning Hell Amid Backlog
An unfortunate group of Army recruits who recently arrived at Fort Benning, Georgia for basic training will first endure several … Continued
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 … Continued
The Army Plans On Overhauling Basic Training To Focus On More ‘Disciplined, Physically Fit’ Soldiers
The Army will soon overhaul its Basic Combat Training course in an effort to produce fitter, more disciplined and better … Continued
Charlottesville Murder Suspect James Alex Fields May Be A Veteran, But He Was Never A Soldier
The Department of Defense Manpower Data Center may list James Alex Fields, Jr., as having served on active duty in … Continued
This Is What Happens When You Ask A Combat Veteran ‘How To Survive Basic’
For those looking to enlist in the military, the lead up to basic training can be daunting. Prospective soldiers, airmen, … Continued
6 Times Soldiers Passed Out In Formation
Anyone who has served has at some point been forced to endure a ceremony where you are required to stand … Continued
‘Get Me The F**k Off This Island,’ Reads Letter From Parris Island Marine
If you’ve ever served in the U.S. military, chances are you’ve been here before: It’s the first or second week … Continued
This Is What Privates Go Through During Army Basic Training
In the Army, basic combat training is the first step of training as a soldier, and for those in fields … Continued