ACCOMPLISHING GOALS—FROM CHAOS TO PRECISION
They treated us like cattle. Literally. The day we left Reception, we knew we were headed to Basic Training, but in all honesty, not one of us really knew where we were going. The trip should have given us a clue.
Reception took a little over a week. We finished the required paperwork and went into a kind of holding pattern until a slot opened up for us in Basic. Notice finally came to get our gear and head out the door; we were heading down range. Dragging along our two duffel bags and rucksacks packed to the brim, we stumbled out the door to load up for the ten-minute drive.
To say they treated ...