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Sailors graduate boot camp during pass-in-review at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command (RTC) May 12, 2023. Boot camp is approximately 10 weeks and all enlistees in the U.S. Navy begin their careers at the command. Training includes five warfighting competencies of firefighting, damage control, seamanship, watch standing, and small arms handling and marksmanship along with physical fitness and lessons in Navy heritage and core values, Warrior Toughness, Life Skills, teamwork, and discipline. More than 40,000 recruits train annually at the Navy’s only boot camp. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Olympia O. Martin)
RTC Warrior Toughness
U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command
Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Spencer Fling
Oct. 2, 2019 | 23:33
191002-N-PL946-1001 GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Oct. 2, 2019) Recruit Training Command (RTC) staff and recruits explain the development and key concepts of the Warrior Toughness program piloted at RTC over the past two years. More than 35,000 recruits train annually at the Navy's only boot camp. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Spencer Fling) More

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