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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

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Brigadier General Douglas A. Pritt



Chapter 1: Drill Sergeants: The Mental Game

Chapter 2: Fitness

Chapter 3: Prepare Yourself Early

Chapter 4: Schedule Breakdown

Chapter 5: Reception

Chapter 6: Battle Buddies

Chapter 7: The Gas Chamber

Chapter 8: Day 1

Chapter 9: Make the Most of Your Meals

Chapter 10: Dress Faster than Superman

Chapter 11: How to . . .

Chapter 12: Study Guide

Chapter 13: What Do I Take With Me to Basic Training?

Chapter 14: Top 15 Most Common “Do Not’s” for Recruits

Chapter 15: Interview with a Drill Sergeant

Chapter 16: Tips for Success

Chapter 17: Where’s My Poop?

Chapter 18: Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 19: Update Your Resume

Conclusion: Read this Book Again

Appendix 1: Acronyms and Terms

Appendix 2: Body Weight Exercises



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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