Basic Training For Dummies

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Wiley, Aug 26, 2011 - Study Aids - 384 pages
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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!

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This book is full of fluff, written by a guy who hasnt been to basic training in years. He simply repeated his writings from if you want the information for free, simply go to that site. He provides no fitness program and you have to wade through hundreds of pages of fluffed up writing to get the information you need to prepare. Don't waste your money 

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About the author (2011)

Rod Powers, a recognized expert in all U.S. military matters, is the author of ASVAB For Dummies and serves as a military guide for

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