#FutureSoldiers, check out this block of instruction on basic Drill and Ceremony maneuvers.
“I've wanted to join the military since I was six years old. My grandfather and youngest uncle served before me and it just felt like what I was meant for. I could have went to college and played football but I decided to enlist as an Infantryman (11X) and am looking forward to serving my country to my best ability."
"I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills." - Soldier's Creed #ArmyTeam
These are some of the task you will accomplish in phase 3 of #BCT. Graduation is upon you! Do you have what it takes?
Basic Combat Training has pushed the recruits' minds and bodies to new limits, giving them a deeper respect for themselves and those around them. Now, the time has come to celebrate their efforts and the strength they've gained. This is the day that their families and friends gather to watch them transition from citizens to Soldiers.
#FutureSoldiers, #BCT and #OSUT require a lot of motivation and perseverance to complete, but once you graduate it’s all worth it!
It's #FitnessFriday! What do YOU do to stay in shape?
Soldiers attending Basic Combat Training conduct physical fitness training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Sept. 10TH, 2016.
Land of the free because of the brave! Remember everyone deployed! #RedFriday
The Future Soldier chat room is now open until 1300 EST! You can access the chat room by going to
Watch the U.S. Army's newest #Infantryman graduate live at the National Infantry Museum.
Get a Headstart on your Physical Training

Within the Physical Training (PT) guide, you'll find the conditioning and movement drills, stretching techniques and information about nutrition.

As with any exercise program, consult with a doctor before starting.

Physical Training Guide

#Respect. It’s earned, not given.
Staff Sgt. Jacob Blount conducts the Lumber Cut match on the third day of the 2016 U.S. Army Forces Command Weapons Marksmanship Competition Nov. 9, 2016, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Expert marksmen from the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and the U.S. Army National Guard went head to head to find out who among them would prove to be the best in each of three weapon systems: M9 Pistol, M16A4/M4A1 Rifle,...
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U.S. Army Rangers from 1st Battalion - 75th Ranger Regiment jump from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division (3 CAB, 3 ID) UH-60M Black Hawk and CH-47F Chinook helicopters during water insertion training off the coast of Tybee Island, Georgia.
Rain? What rain?

U.S. Army soldiers assigned to 1-10th Special Forces Group maneuver through a shooting range during a weapons training exercise at the Panzer Range Complex, Boeblingen, Germany.
Photo by Jason Johnston
Patton's Own: Soldiers assigned to the LSV-5 MG Charles P. Gross, took to the water recently to test their gunnery skills against water-borne targets. Third, Always First!
A day that you’ll never forget.
Ready, Set, Go! What's your best 2 mile run time?
#IBecameASoldier... Sgt. Cierra Griffin, 29, Thomasville, Georgia, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment

"I joined the U.S. Army because after 10 years in the United States Air Force I wanted and needed a challenge. Plus, I am going to Officer Candidate School."

"#BasicCombatTraining has been interestingly pleasant. I've gotten back into top notch shape and have come to love...
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