Fireguard Duty: Basic Training Q&A

PFC Michael Cooper describes the role of Fireguard Duty.

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My name is Private First Class Michael Cooper and I'm about to graduate from basic training and Hector from San Juan, Puerto Rico wants to know "How much sleep do you get at night?"

Anywhere between six to seven hours and if you have to pull fire guard once every three days or so, you have to get up in the middle of the night and lose about an hour sleep about two or three times a week.