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    Training at the Rifle Range

    Marine Corps recruits at Parris Island, S.C., practice marksmanship during Recruit Training.

    Week 12: Graduation Ceremony

    Marine Corps recruits attend a graduation ceremony upon successful completion of their grueling 12-week training course.

    Week 11: The Crucible Planks C...

    During The Crucible, the final part of Marine Corps Basic Recruit Training, recruits complete a plank exercise.

    Week 8: Air Force Basic Milita...

    Before graduation from Air Force Basic Military Training, recruits participate in the Airman's Run.

    Week 6: BEAST Training

    During Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training (BEAST), Air Force recruits deploy to the BEAST Encampment and live in the field environment for...

    Week 4: Air Force Basic Milita...

    Air Force recruits tackle a challenging obstacle course during the fourth week of Basic Military Training.

    Week 3: Air Force Basic Milita...

    Air Force recruits learn self-aid and buddy care so that they can help themselves or their fellow Airmen if they are injured in the field.

    Services Training

    Airmen in the Services field learn how to keep their fellow service members comfortable, whether they are on base or deployed.

    Security Forces Training

    Security Forces undergo extensive training, including weapons and combat tactics, to protect the people and property of the U.S. Air Force.

    Navy Swim Challenge

    Do you need to know how to swim to join the Navy?

    Gearing Up for Air Force Basic...

    Airmen describe what to expect during Basic Military Training (BMT).

    Fire Protection Training

    During technical training for fire protection, Airmen learn how to fight fires through simulations of hazardous situations.

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