Basic Combat Training (BCT)
Posted on Aug 8, 2020
Keep your mouth shut and your ears open. BCT is not the place to excel, just do as your told and move on. You are no more or less important than the person next to you at BCT and in a few months you’ll be gone and the next group of nuggets will arrive. Excel at your first unit, where it actually matters and your leaders will care. In Basic, remember that the nail that sticks out gets hammered.
Travis Leutbecher Best way to excel is to do as instructed, learn your Army Values, Chain of Command, Soldier Creed, and keep your head on a swivel. Nope, you are needs of the Army going to Basic. You go were the Army sends you. Best of luck, and enjoy your time don't go in with a negative attitude.
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