We got an inside look at what it's like during the intense first week for new freshmen, known as "rats," at the Virginia Military Institute.
We got an inside look at the "Village" mission, one of the final tests of the United States Air Force's 7.5-week basic military training program.
Insider got an inside look at the United States Air Force's 7.5-week basic military training program at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
This team of Army riggers packs and inspects each parachute used during live jumps at Airborne School.
Before Army soldiers become Airborne-qualified paratroopers, all students must graduate from Airborne School.
Soldiers at the Sabalauski Air Assault School must survive 'day zero' before beginning what's known as the Army's "10 toughest days."
One of the biggest cargo planes in the world, the C-17 Globemaster III has a payload capacity of 172,000 pounds.
Air Assault School is known as the Army's "10 toughest days." All students must first complete "day zero."
Coming off a year of pandemic-led growth for tech skills training, General Assembly is investing in the public sector as it aims to meet the moment.
Before they train Marine Corps recruits at boot camp, drill instructors must graduate from Drill Instructor School.
Before they officially become United States Marines, all recruits must endure “The Crucible.” This event lasts for 54 hours, testing recruits physically and psychologically on limited sleep. Recruits hike for miles wearing 50 pounds of gear, face off in hand-to-hand combat, and more. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following […]
We got an inside look at the United States Army’s intense 22-week training program known as OSUT, which stands for One Station Unit Training. Senior Video Correspondent Graham Flanagan spent four days at the Army’s Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence located inside the Fort Benning military installation, where soldiers are trained […]
We got an inside look at what it’s like on the first day for new freshmen, known as “Swabs,” at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Day one marks the beginning of “Swab Summer,” a challenging seven-week basic training program all future cadets are required to […]
WARNING: Some images shown in the video may be disturbing. Insider’s “Boot Camp” series goes inside the training programs of military branches and law enforcement agencies. Senior video correspondent Graham Flanagan counts down the most intense moments he’s witnessed while producing the series. Featured training programs include the United States […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing boot camp at the Coast Guard Training Centre in Cape May, NJ. According to the Training Centre’s Commanding Officer Capt. Kathy Felger, there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the centre. Due to the crisis, however, the Coast Guard has implemented a 14-day […]
The COVID-19 crisisis changing the way future Army soldiers are trained at the Fort Benning military base near Columbus, Georgia. As of March 29, six confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been connected to Fort Benning. According to the Army, the patients were not part of training operations. Due to the […]
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or “Mounties,” are known for their iconic uniforms that feature the iconic scarlet tunic referred to as the “Red Serge.” While modern Mounties’ everyday uniforms are more in line with standard police attire, the wool and satin-lined Red Serge is still used for ceremonial events. […]