What do I need to bring to basic training?

Answer For new military recruits, basic training is the first step toward a service career. While the majority of items necessary for training will be issued directly by the military, trainees are require... Read More »

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What to bring to basic military training?

The things to bring to basic military training are your personal identification documents, your bank information for direct deposit, copies of college transcripts and information on your dependents... Read More »

Can i bring shampoo to basic training?

The Air Force specifies that recruits should bring one bottle of shampoo. The Army and National Guard request that personal hygiene kits be brought to basic training. The Navy allows shampoo under... Read More »

What weapons do soldiers learn to use in Air force Basic Training and what uniforms are assigned in Air force basic?

The correct term is Airmen, not soldiers. Airmen learn to use the M-16 in basic training and are now issued the ABU (Airman Battle Uniform).

Can you go out during basic training?

For the most part, no. However, there will be times when you're allowed an on-post pass. Sometimes, it may even be possible to get an off-post pass.