Basic Training for Dummies

Basic Training for Dummies

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The easy way to prepare for basic training

Each year, thousands of young Americans attempt to enlist in the U.S. Armed Services. A number of factors during a soldier's training could inhibit successful enlistment, including mental toughness and physical fitness levels. Basic Training For Dummies covers the ins and outs of this initial process, preparing you for the challenges you?ll face before you head off for basic training..

You'll get detailed, week-by-week information on what to expect in basic training for each branch of service, such as physical training, discipline, classroom instruction, drill and ceremony, obstacle courses, simulated war games, self-defense, marksmanship, and other milestones.

  • Tips and information on getting in shape to pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
  • All-important advice on what to pack for boot camp
  • Other title by Powers: ASVAB For Dummies Premier, 3rd Edition, Veterans Benefits For Dummies

Whether you join the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard, Basic Training For Dummies prepares you for the challenge and will help you survive and thrive in boot camp!

Baker & Taylor
Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides advice on basic training, from getting in shape and packing before to what to expect during and memorizing ranks, acronyms, and terms.
Week-by-week information on what to expect in basic training for each branch of the service: Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps or the Coast Guard. Topics covered include physical training, discipline, classroom instruction, drill and ceremony, obstaclecourses, simulated war games, self-defense, and marksmanship.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2011
ISBN: 9780470881231
0470881232
Branch Call Number: 355.54 P874b
Characteristics: xvi, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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