Soldiers climbing cargo net obstacle
Drill sergeant talking to trainees


Learn about what to bring and what not to bring to Basic Combat Training. You can also find a list of what not to bring and watch videos of Soldiers who already went through training.

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Drill sergeant in classroom

Red Phase

Upon the completion of Reception Week, recruits begin training and participating in field exercises while learning the importance of teamwork.

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Female soldier on inverted rope obstacle

White Phase

Through marksmanship training and rappelling exercises recruits learn new skills and develop the confidence it takes to become a Soldier.

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Army soldier at grenade range

Blue Phase

Soldiers continue with their weapon training and participate in the Night Infiltration Course, which prepares them for the next stage of training.

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Drill sergeant instructs soldiers


After completing Basic Combat Training, Soldiers embark on Advanced Individual Training (AIT).

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