Physical and Mental Toughness: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Ryan Scharbarth talks about the mental and physical difficulties of Basic Combat Training.

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My name is Private Ryan Scharbarth. This question is for Stephan from Fort Lauderdale, Florida; "How tough is it, not only in a physical way but mentally how tough is it?"

Physically it is tough but you'll be able to get through it. Mentally is probably the hardest part, for when you first get here you're going to be missing your family and your going to want to talk to them.