How many weeks is Navy boot camp?

Answer According to, Navy boot camp lasts for eight weeks and takes place at Recruit Training Command (RTC) in Great Lakes, Illinois. Becoming a Navy sailor is a grueling test of mental and physi... Read More »

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Do you have to go boot camp to be in the Navy?

Absolutely - every branch of the military, be it Active Duty or Reserves, Air or National Guard, has some form of Basic Training (Boot Camp). That applies to Officers and Enlisted, and prior servic... Read More »

When do you take the PFA at Navy boot camp?

The Physical Fitness Assessment, also called PT for physical training test, happen three times. PT-0 happens when recruits first arrive, PT-1 occurs at week four and PT-2, which determines whether ... Read More »

Where is the U.S. Navy boot camp?

The only Navy boot camp is at the Recruit Training Command, 3355 Illinois Street, Great Lakes, Illinois. Great Lakes is a 45-minute drive north of Chicago, next to Waukegan, Illinois.Source:Recruit... Read More »

What do I need for navy boot camp?

The first step in your U.S. Navy career is to pass through the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS), from which you will move on to boot camp. The Navy's website gives a complete list of ite... Read More »