Weight of Equipment: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Nicholas Springob talks about carrying equipment during Basic Combat Training.

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I'm Private Nicholas Springob from Bowling Green, Kentucky. Mark from Radcliff, Kentucky asks; "How much does the equipment weight that you have to carry?"

Mark, there's a different variety of stuff we have to carry a lot of time. We either carry full battle rattle, which is our body armor, vest and assault pack or something like that and that weighs about 35-pounds over all. Then there's also rucksack that we have to carry, we do that for long marches, that can weight from anywhere from like 55 to 80 pounds.