Cleaning With Toothbrushes: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Logan dispels a myth about Basic Combat Training.

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I'm Private Logan from Seattle, Washington and I've got a question from James from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and he asks; "Do you clean the area around the toilets with your toothbrush like in the movies?"

Not lately, but when I was in basic the first time I left my weapon in the bathroom, and my drill sergeant got so mad that he took my toothbrush, he threw it in the bathroom, he was like, "you're going to clean this whole bathroom with your toothbrush." And I was so mad, that was the only toothbrush. But come to find out we were going to the store the next day. So they might make you do it but it'll be a day that you're going to the store to buy something new.