Bringing a Cell Phone to Basic Training: Basic Training Q&A

SPC Kimberly Caster says recruits can bring cell phones to Basic Combat Training, but not all Drill Sergeants allow their use.

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My name is Specialist Kimberly Caster and I'm from Williamsburg, Pennsylvania. I'm answering a question from Micah from Gadsden, Alabama. His question is; "Can I take my cell phone to basic training?"

Well Micah, you can take your cell phone to basic training. But depending on what company you're in, is whether or not you're going to be able to use it. In the company that I'm in, we are allowed to use our cell phones when we get our phone calls. Other companies don't let you use your cell phones.