Handling Being Away From Home: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Will Louttit discusses being away from loved ones.

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Hi, I'm Private Will Louttit from Lakewood, Colorado, infantry training in Fort Benning, Georgia. Nicole from Discovery Bay, California asks; "How do you handle being away from your loved ones?"

Well a lot of people have a lot of different ways to handle being away from their loved ones. Me personally I tried, if find it's easiest to try not thinking about it too much during the day. When you have personal time, you can read letters. Try and have your loved one send a lot of letters that's like gold out here, letters. Other than that, try and think about what your family is going to be like once you get home. Don't think about what they are doing right now, cause it's probably going to eat you up inside.