red phase schedule:

  • Recruits arrive for general orientation and are given haircuts and issued Army uniforms.
  • Basic tactical training begins, followed by Nuclear Biological and Chemical Defense, Landmine Defense and rappelling at the confidence tower.
  • Recruits learn about Army heritage and the Seven Army Core Values
  • Recruits undergo the Army Physical Fitness Test to help determine their physical aptitude. This test is routinely administered to Soldiers throughout their enlistment periods to ensure that they reach their top physical condition.