I am a 34 y.o. male and will be shipping out to basic within 2 weeks. My preparation has been to read over a dozen books to date and prepare physically to the point I can score a 275 currently on the APFT. Any additional tips would be appreciated! My basic current level of prep is as follow:
I am going to bring basicly whats on the MEPS Basic List and additionally; bandaids, antibiotic, moleskin, laundry marker, stamps, paper, envelopes, preprinted labels for freinds/relatives...etc, 6-8 inch note cards with all of my IET handbook notes on them, blank ones for new info, my Masonic Bible, 3 highquality/durable waterproof pens, and my boot polish kit which consists of 3 cans of parade gloss kiwi, 15 100% cotton cloths, a bag of cotton balls, 2 polish applicators and my favorite horsehair brush! Money will consist of 10 1$ bills, 4 $5 bills, & 2 rolls of quarters (for laundry). My kit also contains 8 D batteries for the 2 flashlights I will utilize in BCT.
Professionally I am a network security engineer and I am a STICKLER for preparing properly for anything I intend to undertake...
Any other suggestions as to what I should or SHOULDN'T bring or DO? Appreciate your feedback folks....