10 Feb '18, 4am

Low Discipline in New Soldiers Prompts Army to Redesign Basic Training

The U.S. Army will soon launch a redesign of Basic Combat Training intended to build more discipline after many commanders complained that new soldiers often show up to their first units with a sloppy appearance and undisciplined attitudes. By early summer, new recruits will go through Army BCT that's designed to instill strict discipline and esprit de corps by placing a placing a new emphasis in drill and ceremony, inspections, pride in military history while increasing the focus on critical training such as physical fitness, marksmanship, communications and battlefield first aid skills. The program will also feature three new field training exercises that place a greater emphasis on forcing recruits to demonstrate Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, the list of key skills all soldiers are taught to survive in combat. The new program of instruction is the result of surveys t...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/02/09/low-discip...

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