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Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Surviving Boot Camp

Sgt. Michael Volkin

Format: Trade Paper, 192 pages.
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 1-932714-11-1
eBook: 978-1-61121-010-1
On Sale: Spring 2005

Foreword by Maj. Gen. Robert J. Brandt

Photos, illus., charts, tables, index

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*NOTE: The US Army extended its standard nine-week basic training course. This change does not affect any material or information you will find inside Sgt. Mike Volkinís books: The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook and The Ultimate Interactive Basic Training Workbook. For more information about preparing for basic training, see www.ultimatebasictraining.com.


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Praise for The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook

"This book is a must read for anyone considering joining the military."

- Military.com

"The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook is indispensable for anyone planning on joining the military."

- Military Magazine

"Don't leave for Basic Training without this book in your pocket."

- Major General Robert J, Brandt, AUS

"Itís like having your own personal Drill Sergeant, without the yelling!"

- R. Schumann, Officer Candidate CAANG

"This book makes a difficult experience an enjoyable one"

- Staff Sergeant G. Peltier

"To be the ultimate soldier, you need The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook. The best basic training book Iíve seen in my 26 years of service."

- First Sergeant R. Casiano

"This is the most informative and detailed book about Basic Training; a must-read for all new recruits and soldiers!"

- E. Herzog, Company Commander

"I purchased this book for my son who claimed it demystified the whole Basic Training experience."

- B. Scanlon, mother

"Anyone contemplating going through basic training would do themselves a favor to study this book thoroughly before they arrive."

- Jug Varner, military reviewer, www.keepingapace.com

"This should be required reading for any recruit."

- Army.com

"When you read this book, my job to mold soldiers into a well disciplined fighting force will be a lot easier!"

- Senior Drill Sergeant J. Seno


Sgt. Michael Volkin

Sergeant Michael Volkin is a U.S. Army veteran. He served in Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom as a Chemical Operations Specialist and received an Army Commendation Medal for his efforts and for the fitness programs he designed to help his fellow soldiers. Read More...

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