Quick Answer: Do You Get Days Off During Basic Training?

Do you get weekends off in boot camp?

It varies.

On Saturday if you do not have a day of training, you may have a day of cleaning and straightening your company area and barracks.

Sunday is typically time off for religious services, personal time to do laundry, clean leather, and maybe some kick back time..

What happens the day you leave for basic training?

You will be at your Basic Training base. However, those 6 days from show to “start” are the days you will be in Reception. This will be where you will be issued uniforms, your ID, shots, glasses (if needed), and your SSN memorized….if you don’t already.

How often do you eat in basic training?

In basic training, you receive three meals per day. Most of the time, these are hot meals served in the chow hall (called the dining facility in the Air Force and Army, and the galley or mess hall in the Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard).

Can you drink coffee in basic training?

No coffee (except what was in our MREs), no tea, no chocolate milk. Except one time they did let us have chocolate milk.

How much money will I make in basic training?

According to Military-Ranks.org, the average total income for an Airman Basic, including the usual additional pay benefits, is $38,636. Unfortunately, you must continue paying your regular bills while in basic training.

Do you get days off in basic training?

Everyone in the military earns 2.5 days of leave (vacation time) for every month of active duty service. That doesn’t mean you get to use your vacation any time you want.

Can you come home during basic training?

Once he has completed his basic training (14 weeks) he will have a leave period of usually 2 weeks then the ability to travel home on weekends if there isn’t anything on the programme.

Is basic training 7 days a week?

Yes it is 7 days a week. There are no days ‘off’ at basic. There will be at least one instructor overseeing you even on weekends. … You’ll have something to do from reveille to lights out every single day.

Do drill sergeants hit you?

Except this is the new Army, an army that no longer allows drill sergeants to be cussing, ranting, abusive beasts. They cannot slap, hit, kick, punch or call privates names anymore.

Do they shoot live rounds at you in basic training?

Yes. At Jackson there are 3 M60s on towers that are mechanically locked to fire at a safe elevation since someone got killed last decade. Kid there was convinced they were blanks til I pointed the tracers out to him (no such thing as blank tracers). While it felt very safe, was still the most intense event at basic.

What do you do on Sundays in basic training?

So weekends you mostly spend your weekends either training on Saturdays or Sundays you either go to a religious service or you clean. And that is all you do on Sunday.