Length of Basic Training: Basic Training Q&A

PFC Sample talks about the duration of Basic Combat Training.

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Hi, my name is Private First Class Sample and I'm from Benicia California; and I'm going to answer a question from Rodney Cumberland from Virginia and it says; "How long is basic training?"

Basic training is around nine-weeks and the first thing you think about is, like oh it's going to take forever and I'm never going to get through this.

But as soon as you get here you won't even notice the time. They have you so productive, so proactive. Then the next thing you know you have your beret on and you're about to walk across the field.