Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Bootcamp Revisited

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.
Part One

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.
Part Two

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