What do I need to bring to Air Force BMT 2019?

By: Amit DaliotUpdated: January 27, 2021


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Hereof, what can you bring to BMT?

Other Items to Bring
  • Shampoo. Save yourself some hassle and get 2-in-1.
  • Toothbrush, toothbrush tray, and toothpaste/powder. Your toothbrush tray should be the square kind.
  • Soap (bar or liquid).
  • Soap tray (if bar soap is used).
  • Deodorant.
  • Ball-point pen (black).
  • Notebook and paper.
  • Laundry soap.

Secondly, what can you bring to basic training 2020?

Items to bring:
  • Personal hygiene kit*
  • Two plain towels (optional)
  • Stationary and stamps (optional)
  • Sports Bra FEMALES ONLY (optional)
  • Regular Bra FEMALES ONLY (optional)
  • White calf length socks with no logos or color on them (optional)
  • Hair restraints to match hair color.
  • Shower shoes (Plain not fancy) (optional)

Do you keep your phone in Air Force basic training?

Trainees are encouraged to maintain their cell phone service while at BMT and to bring a calling card. Those arriving without phones will be provided opportunities to use a phone as needed. Trainees will use cell phones only under direct supervision of a staff member.

Do you get Sundays off in basic training?

On Sundays, you're usually not doing any type of actual training, but you'll still have to look busy cleaning weapons and barracks. Once you get to your job location, it's usually Monday through Friday 9-5, (6am physical training). Weekends off.


Do you get weekends off in Air Force basic training?

Once you get to your job location, it's usually Monday through Friday 9-5, (6am physical training). Weekends off. Sunday is your only day to escape the wrath of the training instructors (Air Force) by attending church.

What time do you wake up in Air Force basic training?

Basic Training: Waking Up and Going to Sleep. In military basic training, there's no such thing as sleeping in. You'll get up a t5 a.m., every single day. Waking up in the morning is an adjustment process that's the same for every single basic training class.

Do you get paid during Air Force basic training?

If you arrive at basic training before the 10th of the month, you'll get paid on the 15th. If you arrive after the 10th of the month, you won't see your first paycheck until the 1st of the following month, but it will include all pay you're entitled to, as of that date.

What should I wear to Air Force BMT?

  • Backpack / Duffel.
  • Black Watch.
  • Men's Running Shoes.
  • Male Compression Shorts (3-4 Pairs)
  • Socks (several pairs)
  • T-Shirts to wear at tech school (3-4 Shirts)
  • Pants to wear at tech school (1-2 Pants)
  • Shorts to wear at tech school (1-2 Pairs)

What do you wear to sleep at basic training?

You get to “dress down” during evening routine (the hour before taps) in which they allow you to take off your NWU's. You can either stay in just your shorts or you can put on some sweats and a pullover hoodie over them. That's what you sleep in.

Can you wear a wedding ring in basic training?

You can only wear up to one bracelet and earrings that do not cross the earlobe. Male soldiers are only allowed to wear a wedding ring. The Military Rules of Appearance and Dress Code.

What do you have to do in Air Force basic training?

To graduate from Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), you must pass a physical fitness test. The test consists of a timed run, push-ups, and sit-ups. Before arriving at basic training, you'll want to prepare to meet the minimum physical fitness arrival standards.

How do I prepare for Air Force basic training?

We recommend that you work out at least 3-5 times per week, and at least six weeks prior to Basic Military Training. Note: for your health and safety, we recommend that you consult with your doctor prior to beginning any physical fitness regimen. Stew will teach you to develop your own personal workout routine.

What happens after Air Force boot camp?

After Air Force basic training graduation, Active Duy Airmen will leave for Tech School. Tech School will begin the following Monday, so Airmen will not receive leave before their next school. If an Airman is in the Guard or Reserve then they will go to Tech School when an opening is available.

What should I bring to Air Force BMT graduation?

What to pack for BMT Graduation?
  • Valid Photo ID: Driver's license or passport.
  • Your passes. (In your memory book)
  • Maps & schedules.
  • Dress comfortable for the weather.
  • Dress appropriate for the occasion.
  • Light weight jacket just in case it's cold.
  • Comfortable shoes!
  • Summer Weather: Sunscreen, hat or cap.

What kind of watch can you wear at basic training?

Generally speaking, the G-Shock are the best watch for basic training because they will withstand the heavy duty workload. A cheaply made watch, is not what you want to bring along. There is a big difference between cheap and inexpensive. The G-shock line is inexpensive, but they are not “cheap” watches.

Do you get to go home after basic training in the Air Force?

The Air Force doesn't grant leave, or real vacation time, following Air Force Basic Military Training. On the Monday following graduation, you'll process out of basic training and proceed directly to your technical school.

Can you wear watches in basic training?

Well, you can bring a watch, whether you end up wearing it depends on the DS. Some drill sargents might not ant them. However, not all watches are appropriate for basic training. You don't want to bring a watch to basic training that will make you stand out and look like a wannabe or a rich snob.

What can you not bring to basic training?

Prohibited items for basic training
  • Weapons of any type.
  • Tobacco products and lighters.
  • Alcohol-based products.
  • Obscene or pornographic materials.
  • Nonprescription drugs.
  • Narcotics/illegal drugs or any paraphernalia.
  • Expensive personal items.
  • Gambling items and external reading materials.