How to Prepare and What to Expect From Basic Training: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Gomez discusses his experiences during Basic Combat Training.

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Hi, my name is Private Gomez from Anthony, New Mexico, and my question is from Richard from West Warwick, Rhode Island, and his question is; "I was wondering what you did to get yourself mentally and physically ready for basic, and also what you thought about basic?"

Well what I did, I trained almost every other day, lifted weights, jogged regularly.

And what I thought about basic is it's going to physically and mentally challenge you. But graduating, after graduation, there's no other feeling like it.