Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Trust Me, You'll Need This!

Sleeps in PT uniform if possible, on top of the covers.

Basic Training is all about doing things fast. The drill sergeants are going to give you impossible tasks in impossible time frames, fully knowing there’s no possible way you can succesfully complete them. Every morning, you’ll be expected to wake up, make your rack, conduct personal hygine and be outside in formation ready for PT all within 5 minutes. Sleeping in PT’s and not under the covers will buy you extra time during those hectic mornings.

Staff Sergeant Brito is a recruiter with the California Army National Guard. He is a veteran of thirteen years of both the US Army and Army National Guard. He can be reached via email at He has posted numerous videos on about preparing for Basic Training. Click here to view them