Shine your shoes. Do pushups. March. Do pushups. Taps, reveille, do it all again.
I always thought that bootcamp would have been a more enjoyable experience if it had been shortened in length to, say, about fifteen minutes.
Wish granted. The following two-part video covers the entire contemporary bootcamp experience in a quarter of an hour.
Things are different in today's bootcamp: remedial training for those who might otherwise not make it through, computer-enhanced training and women screaming orders in your face.
But the basics haven't changed. Bootcamp is still about much more than snappy salutes and correctly-stenciled raincoats. It's about the Navy's core values:
Honor. Courage. Commitment.
Taps, reveille, do it all again.