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Week 6/Camaraderie

Individual Tactical Training 3 (ITT 3)
Squad Defense Live Fire Exercise (LFX)
Phase 2 Test
Phase 2 After-Action Review (AAR)
CSM Sensing Session
Diagnostic Advanced Physical Fitness Test (APFT) #3

Phase Change
Values Recap/Introduction
Post Detail Day
Deferred Issue of Uniforms
U.S. Weapons Familiarization

   
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Week 2/Direction

Week 2 of basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC.

Map Reading & Land Navigation Course
Compass Course
Inspection 2 (IN 2)
Unarmed Combat Preparation
Acceptable Behavior Class
Unarmed Combat
Victory Forge Recon

Values Recap/Intro
Victory Tower (VT)
Physical Training (PT) Regimen Begins
First Aid Periods 1-5
Forced March 1 (FM 1): 3 Kilometers
Team Development Course/Commo

   
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Week 3/Endurance

Nuclear Biological Chemical 1&2 (NBC 1&2)
Bayonet Periods 1-4
Values Recap/Intro
Bayonet Assault Course
Pugil Sticks
Forced March 2 (FM 2): 5 Kilometers

Obstacle Course: Fit to Win
First Aid Periods 7&8
Individual Tactical Training 2 (ITT 2)
Phase 1 Test
Phase Change
Phase After-Action Review (AAR)

   
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Week 4/Marksmanship

Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM)
- BRM 02: Beamhit/Fundamentals Training
- BRM 02/03: Range Procedures/Fundamentals
- BRM 04: Grouping
- BRM 05: Zero
- BRM 06: Down Range Feedback (Scenario 2)
- BRM 07: Single Target Detection
- BRM 08: Multiple Target Detection
- BRM 8.5-10: Pre-Qualification

Forced March 3 (FM 3): 8 Kilometers
Drill & Ceremony
Values Recap/Introduction
Forced March 4 (FM 4): 10 Kilometers

   
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Week 7/Confidence

Confidence Course
ID & Wear of Uniform 2
Victory Forge Recon
Values Recap/Introduction
End of Cycle Advanced Physical Fitness Test
(EOCAPFT)
Phase Test

Phase After-Action Review (AAR)
Drill & Ceremony (D&C) Period 7
Forced March to Nuclear Biological Chemical
(NBC) II
Hand Grenade Qualification
Individual Tactical Training 5 (ITT 5):
Live Fire Exercise
D&C Competition

   
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Week 8/Victory Forge

Personal Affairs
Threat Briefing
Values Recap Introduction
Obstacle Course: Fit to Win
Victory Forge Preparation
Drill & Ceremony (D&C) Period 8
Inspection 3 (IN 3)

Victory Forge
- Forced March 5 (FM 5): 10 Kilometers
- Set-up Site
- Night Infiltration Course (NIC)/Individual Tactical Training 4 and 6 (ITT 4 and 6)
- Clear Site
- Forced March 6 (FM 6): 15 Kilometers
Victory Forge Ceremony

   
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Week 5/Trials

Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) 11: Qualification
Obstacle Course: Fit to Win
Values Recap/Introduction
Victory Forge Recon

   
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Week 9/Graduation!

Victory Forge Recovery (4 Days)
Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Sensing Session
Values Wrap Up
CG End of Cycle Survey
Inspection 4 (IN 4)

Out-Processing
Family Day
Graduation
Inspection Period
Ship to Advanced Individual Training (AIT)

   
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Week 00/Reception

First days of basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC.

Signing-In
Contraband Search/Amnesty Room
Foot Inspection
Money Cage
Haircuts
Innoculations

Eye Doctor
Measurements
Issuance of Gear
Temporary Bunk Assignments
Waiting for Pick-up

   
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Week 1/Fall In

Week 1 of basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC.

Pick-up from Reception Battalion
Platoon In-Process
ID and Wear of Uniform #1
Company Commander's Orientation, In-Brief
Physical Readiness Training (PRT) Orientation/Nutrition
Drill & Ceremony (D&C) Periods 1-6
Inspection 1 (IN 1)
Value of the Week
Diagnostic Advanced Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

Military Customs & Courtesies Class
Equal Opportunity Class
Heritage and Tradition Class
Law of Land
Warfare Class
Military Justice II Class
Battalion Commander Values Class/Power of One
Personal Health/Hygiene/HIV Class
Female Health & Hygiene Class

   
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