ruck marches

  1. J

    Out of state to In state tuition ROTC

    Hi everyone, I am a non-commissioned cadet, who joined Army ROTC last month and was offered in-state tuition. My battalions Commanding Officer had told me about it and said I should receive in-state tuition even though im not contracted yet. But, It would be through GI benefits, but I do not...
  2. R

    Boots to Ruck

    Hello all, I'm a AROTC MS2. Last year I purchased some off-brand combat boots at my local outdoors store. They were actually pretty great, but my battalion does a lot of rucking and they fell apart in less than a year. Since there is no-where near me that I can purchase a new pair, I have to...
  3. ArmyAFsister

    Physical Preparation for R-Day and CBT

    Hello, Looking for some input on how to prepare physically for R-Day and CBT at USMA. Specifically asking about the ruck marches. I have been advised to start marching/hiking up to 13 miles with a 35lb rucksack. How should I do this? Running/light jogging or walking? and should I do it on flat...