Bringing Books to Basic Training: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Joseph Antram talks about contraband books during Basic Combat Training.

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Hi, I'm Private Joseph Antram from Austin, Texas and I'm here to answer a few questions for The first question comes from Brad from Kalamazoo, Michigan; "Are fictional books or novels considered contraband at BCT?"

Our drill sergeants did not allow them, all we had was our smart books that they first issued us when you first get to basic training.