I'm not talking about stuff like how to read a map or how to clean a rifle. I'm talking about important life lessons everybody learns, but nobody sits down to teach us.
Is Basic Training easy? Short answer: no. It was the toughest experience of my life. But as soon as it was over, I realized it wasn't nearly as painful as I thought it would be. Why is that?
If you're thinking about joining the Army, your recruiter will tell you just about anything to get you to sign the dotted line. Still, there are some goodies he'll never tell you about.
The Army can be an amazing experience, and some people consider it to be one of the best experiences of their lives. However, there's no need to go rushing in without some extra knowledge; despite its good points, there are awful aspects of the Army that everyone forgets to talk about.