Question: Is Basic Training Scary?

Does basic training go by fast?

It does both.

It depends on your personality and how quickly you pick things up.

For me, 8 weeks passed by pretty quick.

If your Drill is competent and your platoon is not messing up too bad, I can imagine it goes fast as a competent Drill will keep your days occupied where time passes fast..

Has anyone died in basic training?

A soldier in basic training at Fort Jackson died Tuesday, U.S. Army officials said. The 29-year-old was a National Guard soldier from Connecticut, spokesman Thomas Byrd said in a news release. The soldier suffered a “medical emergency while conducting a non-strenuous activity,” according to the release.

Should I be nervous for basic training?

Of course it is normal to feel nervous because there is an unknown element of Basic Training. You have some idea about what it’s like, but not all of it. You have to fire weapons, exercise a lot, and overcome serous feats of strength and ingenuity.

Is basic training really hard?

Summary. While Army basic training is hard, it is always something you will look back on with pride and remember the fun you had, even when it wasn’t very fun at the time.