U. S. ArmyLove


Bootcamp Rough Weekly Schedule

****Please note, this is not an exact schedule. It is only meant to give a rough idea as to what the recruits do.


Week 1- Reception
Day 1: Recruits arrive for general orientation.
Day 2: Uniforms and ID cards issued in addition to the required haircut.
Day 3: The recruits receive inoculations and dental and eye exams.
Day 4: Recruits take first Physical Assessment Test. Menís mile: 8 and 1/2 minutes. Womenís mile: 10 and 1/2 minutes.
Day 5: Classes in barracks upkeep and Drill (marching) are given to recruits.
Day 6: Preparation for arrival of Drill Sergeant and start of Basic Training.
Day 7: Personal time and chapel service.

Week 2- Fall In
Day 8: Pick-up from Reception. Inprocess begins. Drill and Ceremony.
Day 9: Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) Diagnostic #1.
Day 10: Drill and Ceremony.
Day 11: Battalion Commander & Commander Sergeant Major conduct Values class.
Day 12: Classroom Instruction.
Day 13: Classroom Instruction.
Day 14: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 3- Direction
Day 15: Unarmed Combat Exercise.
Day 16: Victory Tower.
Day 17: Teamwork Development Course.
Day 18: First Aid Training.
Day 19: Map Reading and Land Navigation Session.
Day 20: Compass Course.
Day 21: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 4- Endurance
Day 22: 5 Km Foot March.
Day 23: Bayonet Instruction.
Day 24: Bayonet Assault Course and Pugil Stick Training.
Day 25: Nuclear Biological Chemical (Gas Chamber) Training and Obstacle Course.
Day 26: Phase One Tests.
Day 27: Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) Fundamentals Training.
Day 28: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 5- Marksmanship
Day 29: 8 Km Foot March, Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) Procedures and Fundamentals.
Day 30: Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) Diagnostic #2.
Day 31: BRM Grouping.
Day 32: BRM Zero.
Day 33: 10 Km Foot March, BRM Down Range Feedback.
Day 34: BRM Single and Multiple Target Detection.
Day 35: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 6- Trials
Day 36: Drill Sergeant Sessions.
Day 37: Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) Pre-Qualification.
Day 38: BRM Pre-Qualification.
Day 39: BRM Qualification.
Day 40: Phase Two Tests begin.
Day 41: Phase Two Tests continue. Fit to Win Obstacle Course.
Day 42: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 7- Camaraderie
Day 43: Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) Diagnostic #3.
Day 44: Post Detail.
Day 45: Deferred Issue.
Day 46: US Weapons Familiarization.
Day 47: Buddy Movement Techniques Instruction.
Day 48: Squad Defensive Live Fire Exercise.
Day 49: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 8- Confidence
Day 50: Drill Sergeant Time and Uniform #2.
Day 51: End of Cycle Army Physical Fitness Test and Phase Tests.
Day 52: Hand Grenade Training.
Day 53: Live Fire Exercise.
Day 54: Threat Briefing. Foot March.
Day 55: Confidence Course.
Day 56: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 9- Victory Forge
Day 57: Drill and Ceremony Competition.
Day 58: Victory Forge: 10 Km Foot March.
Day 59: Victory Forge: Night Infiltration Course.
Day 60: Victory Forge: 15 Km Foot March.
Day 61: Personal Time and Recovery.
Day 62: Personal Time and Recovery.
Day 63: Personal Time, Foot March and Chapel Services.

Week 10- Graduation
Day 64: Inspection Period.
Day 65: Outprocessing.
Day 66: Personal Time.
Day 67: Personal Time and Haircuts.
Day 68: Family Day.
Day 69: Graduation


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