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PVT Falls Victim to the Oldest Trick In The Book at Reception

This is a story of a young private’s first encounter with the impossible sit-up. Back in 2003 at Fort Sill in the 95th AG/processing center, we were going through the motions before actually heading to basic training. This meant shots, briefings, death by PowerPoint and getting smoked either by the Drill Sergeant or his two …

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Recruit Brings XBox to Basic Training and it doesn’t end well

Its reception on a hot night of day zero and everyone’s hopping off the buses. Rushing onto the yellow feet getting yelled at by the drill sergeants per usual at basic. We all grab our bags from under the bus and start moving and form up for the first time. As I stand at attention for the …

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