American Veteran

Basic Training: We’re in This Together

Clip | 2m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Teddy Roosevelt argued that “the tent where soldiers all sleep will rank among the great agents of democratization.” In the chaos of bootcamp it can take time for that kind of thinking to sink in, but recruits soon learn that finding community and understanding with fellow recruits is the only way to survive the rigors of basic training. And relying on fellow recruits can be the key to success.

Aired: 09/24/21

Rating: NR

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Objects of the Veteran Experience


Objects of the Veteran Experience

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