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- n. The initial period of training of a recruit in the armed forces.
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- n. The standard training regime for introducing new recruits to the organization's discipline and basic operational skills.
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- n. the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline
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Many units actually underwent basic training in France, learning from British and French instructors how to throw hand grenades, use machine guns, fire trench mortars and field artillery, do night signaling and wire-cutting, and prepare for gas attacks.
The institute offers three basic training programs: Apprentice Pet Stylist, DermaTech Specialist, and Petcare Hygienist.
Students first take a comprehensive basic training that teaches techniques for emotional clearing, healing the inner child, contacting inner guidance, clearing issues from past lives, transcending additions and phobias, bringing sub-personalities into harmony, and establishing a successful professional practice.
However, the majority of the arriving soldiers were young men who had just completed their basic training with the Panzer Training and Replacement Regiment in Bitsch, Lothringen.