How Much Sleep Do You Get at Night?: Basic Training Q&A

PFC Jordan Mertes clarifies details on sleep hours during Basic Combat Training.

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I'm Private First Class Jordan Mertes from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Hector from San Juan, Puerto Rico has a question; "How much sleep do you get at night?"

It all depends on how far along you're doing for training and what you do for training. The first couple of days and weeks you don't get much, three, four, five-hours of sleep. But after that you can get any where from six, seven to on Sundays and Saturdays eight to nine-hours of sleep. So they want to make sure you're well rested for the next day of training.