Tag: Basic Combat Training

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

Basic training might be lengthened, says Army secretary

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy “on day one” once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper.

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Army has changed its basic training

Army has changed its basic training

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

“When Soldiers come in, they know nothing about how the Army conducts physical fitness,” said Thriso Hamilton Jr., a key designer of the new Basic Combat Training (BCT) program of instruction.

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Army has changed basic training this month

Army has changed basic training this month

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the new Basic Combat Training (BCT) Program of Instruction, the Army plans to increase focus on Army values and discipline, increase emphasis on physical readiness, update rifle marksmanship training, reduce theater-specific training, update the existing field training exercise, and increase the rigor of some existing training courses.

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Army changing basic training this October

Army changing basic training this October

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Army Basic Combat Training, or BCT, includes a red, white and blue phase.

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Army changing basic training this October

Army changing basic training this October

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Who’s the best judge of how well a young person is performing in Basic Combat Training?

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