SITREP - Ry

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SITREP - Ry

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Rangers,

I figured I would begin a thread in this subforum to provide an update on my process thus far. I just graduated from Basic Training yesterday, and am currently in the airport awaiting my flight to San Antonio for 68w AIT. Basic served as a solid introduction to soldiering, but I know that it is just the beginning of the journey. I was fortunate to have a fine cadre training me, and I learned a good amount. I qualified expert on the m4, which is the only weapons system we used at Fort Jackson, and did well on my ACFT. I scored a 550/600, with the following scores:

Deadlift: 340
Standing Power Throw: 10 meters
T-Pushups: 42
Sprint, Drag, Carry: 1:41
Leg Tucks: 14
2 mile run: 12:30

I'm happy with the results, but am still striving to improve immensely, especially on the T-pushups. The PT was extremely underwhelming, and we barely got to run at all, so I made the most of my free time to conduct extra PT on my own whenever possible. I did calisthenics in my bay before lights out, as well as ran around the CTA on Sundays when I had more down time. I'm hoping that I'll have consistent access to the weight room and track at whiskey AIT, but I'm ready to get creative to conduct PT in my down time in my room if not.

My orders don't list the exact start date for my AIT, but I know that I will be skipping the first half of training since I already am a registered EMT on the civilian side, meaning I'll only be at Fort Sam Houston for 8 weeks. I know that RASP is approaching quickly, so I am viewing my time in AIT as target and opportunity to be as prepared as possible when the time comes. Just like I did in basic, I plan to apply the Ranger Creed to my everyday life in AIT and live by what it represents. I'm excited for what lays ahead, and will continue to train hard to continue further on my goal of earning a tan beret.

Ry
68W OPT 40
Ship Date 19 NOV 2019

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Good sitrep, good luck moving forward.
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Great sitrep, Ry...continue to focus on your goal and always give 100% in whatever you do.


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Thank you, Ranger IntelToad and Ranger CharlieRanger1FFV; I'm looking forward to the journey ahead!
68W OPT 40
Ship Date 19 NOV 2019

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