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BRING THESE DOCUMENTS WITH YOU TO BASIC TRAINING!!!!!!

  • Certified copies of your children's birth certificates.
  • Certified copy of divorce decree ( if your present spouse has a previous divorce bring a copy of that decree also).
  • Your social security card.
  • Banking account information to establish Direct Deposit of military pay.
  • Marriage certificates.
  • Driver's License.
  • Running shoes (Must be proper running shoes, color is insignificant).
  • Personal hygiene kit.
  • 2 plain towels.
  • Stationary and stamps.
  • Sports Bra (minimum of 2) FEMALES ONLY.
  • Regular Bra (minimum of 4) FEMALES ONLY.
  • White calf length socks with no logos or color on them.
  • Hair restraints of hair color. FEMALES ONLY.
  • White Slip. FEMALES ONLY.
  • Shower shoes (Plain not fancy).
  • Civilian clothes (no more than 2 sets).
  • Personal address book.
  • Female hygiene items.


ITEMS NOT TO BRING WITH YOU TO BASIC TRAINING!!!!!!

  • Tobacco items.
  • Knives
  • Pornographic material.
  • Lighters
  • Products containing alcohol.
  • Medication not prescribed by military medical personnel.
  • Magazines or newspapers.
  • Large bulky items.
  • Jewelry other than wedding band.
  • Food stuffs.

Additionally, your recruiter will give you a list of items that will be required for your follow on Advanced Individual Training (AIT).

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