I've been assembling a list of supplies for my son to take to R Day / Beast from this forum and the Facebook discussion and trying to define what he needs without going overboard. It may not matter at all but what type of wrist watch is preferrable?....an analog dial type face or a digital display watch? This is the list I have accumulated. Any comments? Leatherman tool Compression shorts (black or white???) Electric razor Wrist watch ??? question above???? Alarm clock - battery operated or wind-up Mini Mag Light & extra batteries Headlamp w/red light option if possible??? Address book - prefilled Postage stamps Sharpie 8 x 10 frame - plastic not glass - various photos or collage Disposable lighter Chapstick Small roll of sand color duct tape Lengths of 550 parachute cord Band aids, blister pads, moleskin, anti-friction gel Gold Bond foot powder Fine grade sand paper Extra all-white crew socks Hygiene products - toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner combo Extra boot socks (military) Black socks for low quarters Thin, wicking sock liners for wear under dress socks and/or boot socks Running shoes Boots - Belleville 390DES Shoes - Bates black low-quarter service shoes Glasses Glasses security strap(s) Contacts Pencils/Pens Religious material - Bible Passport - possibly bring to him on Acceptance Day Sports Equipment for Corps Squad screening Travel receipts Paperwork (Dental x-rays, immunization forms, bank form, etc.) Social security card (USMA admissions site says good copy is acceptable) Driver's license Cash - less than $100 Credit Card Above packed in 1 or 2 gallon ziploc bags - with the exception of boots/shoes Pre-paid phone card R-Day Parking Pass Cell phone???- bring on Acceptance Day???? Any comments or responses to the ????? items. Thanks. Input is appreciated.