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To Purchase and Take to BCT:

2 Day supply of casual clothes
5 sets of white underwear
5 sets of bras
1 full slip (Neutral)
3 sets of pantyhose (Skin toned)
3 pairs of white athletic socks (Calf length) (No COLORS or LOGOS!)
1 pair of comfortable shoes
2 Combination Locks
Disposable razors
Shaving Cream
Toothbrush
Hair brush or comb
1 wash cloth and towel (Brown)
Deoderant
Toothpaste (Stand up, not a tube)
Dental Floss
Shampoo
Soap
Soap Case
$50 in cash, NO MORE THAN $50
Check card or a debit card

To purchase at PX:

Additional pair of running shoes
Additional towels and socks

ALL of the above should fit into one duffel bag.

ALSO BRING:
Social Security Card
Goverment issued ID or Drivers Licence
Direct Deposit forms for your pay.
Certified Copies of Marriage Licence/Divorce Decree or Seperation agreement
Certified Copies of Birth Certificates for you and your children under 18
Proof of citizenship
Lease for current housing for dependents outside of government housing.
Certified ROTC Documents.
College Transcripts/GED/HS Diploma
Your orders from MEPS!



Do not bring anything more or less, any questions post here
and I will clear it with the CO's at the bases
 
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a few corrections :

-underwear has to be a color of your skin or close to it, therefore, if you are a black female, bring brown or black underwear

- what the hell do you need 3 pairs of pentyhose for? for Class A's you get issued black socks and you get highly discouraged from wearing a skirt, so 1 pair is more than enough

- make sure that you bring sport bras, not your typical Victoria Secret stuff.. it's more sensible and these nasty battle buddies of yours won't steal it from a dryer

- bring more cash: AT&T phone cards are a rip off
 
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ha ha...i've been wanting to say something about those phone cards for awhile now but I didn't want to get my head bit off. Over in Korea they are even a worse ripoff. You can get better off-post.

I don't think you're allowed to have more than $50 on you at one time.
 
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[quote:0c00b6d0aa="RedKat"]a few corrections :

-underwear has to be a color of your skin or close to it, therefore, if you are a black female, bring brown or black underwear

- what the hell do you need 3 pairs of pentyhose for? for Class A's you get issued black socks and you get highly discouraged from wearing a skirt, so 1 pair is more than enough

- make sure that you bring sport bras, not your typical Victoria Secret stuff.. it's more sensible and these nasty battle buddies of yours won't steal it from a dryer

- bring more cash: AT&T phone cards are a rip off[/quote:0c00b6d0aa]

-- Underwear yes must be skin toned, sorry about that.

-- I suppose in case one snags? I see them at walmart for like $0.38 so its not expensive to stuff 3 down in there.

-- Sure you can bring your Victorias Secret stuff if you want the DS calling you a complete wuss and being chosen for EVERY event.

-- $50 is the max limit for BCT, the rest must be spent on base, just learn to not make phone calls during BCT or cut talk times way down.
 
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Are they actually going to make you count out your money for the DS so they know you ain't got more than $50?!

Also, do white underwear work? I have never seen any flesh tone/beige cotton women's briefs.

Do you have to have your actual copy SS card? I for one, do not like to carry it around because if you lose your wallet with that in there, and a couple of credit cards and an drivers' licence...there goes your identity :x
 
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Yes, I had like $60 and spent some at the airport and it was like $51 and some change, they took the $1 and change and mailed it home.

:cry:

Yes an actual certified copy of your ss card, put them all into a binder with protective covers on it, put the binder in your bag, it will sit in a secured room until you finish BCT.
 
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You know, when I went through Basic (that was in 2000), my DS didn't check our underwear, sure they did locker inspections, but female "underwear drawer" was off-limits. Same goes for amount of money - unless they do strip-search, how would they know? "Cut downon a talk" is not a method - sure I didn't have anyone to talk to, but there are plenty of single parents in the BCT..


Korean phone cards.. tell me about it. It's not only expensive, it's a pain in a butt too, not to mention the phones themselves. I finally broke down and bought a new one with a contract on it, so I don't have to run around the post, looking for a battle buddy, to take me two steps away from the gate to purchase a damn won card.

The other thing to pack for BCT - your absolutely nessesary skin product. Don't bring the whole department store, but moisturizer, or lotion, or sunblock or whatever. You may bring make-up, but you will get only one chance to wear it - on the Graduation day. Doing tatoo make-up is NOT a good idea.

Bring a book to read, first couple of days of in-processing are boring..

Don't forget pads or tampons, at least one pack, who knows when you get a chance to go to PX.
 
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They check during shake down, and do random shake downs now....

When your in processing they WILL check your underwear, I took my cell phone to BCT and was informed that it could take the place of my phone card, I was doing flips and dancing when they didn't contraban it
 
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[quote:b2ab0f7cf9="RedKat"] sure I didn't have anyone to talk to, but there are plenty of single parents in the BCT..

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Single parents in BCT? I thought the regs prohibited single parents from enlisting? Or is there a way around this as with (apparently) all things in the Army?
 
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Plenty of ways around it, enlist and give custody to your parents, having your parents then give you guardianship when your out of BCT/AIT/School....
 
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another reason not to bring a lot of money (or anything expensive really) is that there is a chance that one of your "battle buddies" may steal it ...

sad thing I know, but remember this is Basic Training, and the Values are getting instilled, they're not instilled just yet
 
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Values are never instilled, they are branded into you, and that takes a while...
 
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[quote:72c7dd1c89="Soms"] I took my cell phone to BCT and was informed that it could take the place of my phone card, I was doing flips and dancing when they didn't contraban it[/quote:72c7dd1c89]


WHAAAAATTTTTT!!!! since when do they let you keep a cell phone in basic??? I went in 99 and there was no way they would let someone have a cell phone. One guy got caught with one when we got there and got the crap smoked out of him and they kept it till basic was over.Basic is geting too laid back with the stress cards and cell phones. whats next, partys with the DS on friday nights?
 
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Cell phones in basic. nuts.
 
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