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Old 04-15-2009, 10:01 PM
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Default Laptop at AIT

My husband graduates from BCT next month. I want to buy him a new laptop for graduation. He is going to AIT at Ft Bliss, can he take a laptop with him when he goes, or will he have to wait to have it. Thanks for any help
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:11 PM
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I can't say for sure, but my husband is doing AIT at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and he is allowed to have his lap top as well as many other things. AIT is lot more lenient than BCT, but there are still limitations and rules that must be followed.
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Old 04-28-2009, 06:28 PM
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Don't quote me on this. But I believe they do recieve laptops...however, they do not get to take them home with them. I believe they are for clasroom use only.
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Old 04-30-2009, 07:20 PM
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My advice is to wait until he is done with AIT.
If he needs a laptop during training, he will be issued one. I realize it's nice to have your own, but there are some thieving SOB's out there. You wouldn't believe what I have seen stolen over the years. Some of these SOB's can steal a radio and leave the music.
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Old 04-30-2009, 07:31 PM
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My advice is to wait until he is done with AIT.
If he needs a laptop during training, he will be issued one. I realize it's nice to have your own, but there are some thieving SOB's out there. You wouldn't believe what I have seen stolen over the years. Some of these SOB's can steal a radio and leave the music.
Don't they do the bussy system now at AIT? Like you can't even go to the bathroom alone anymore. I guess its to prevent thievery.
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:57 PM
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Don't they do the bussy system now at AIT? Like you can't even go to the bathroom alone anymore. I guess its to prevent thievery.
well if you put two thievery filled dudes together, then they can lift heavier items... buddy system sucks.
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Old 05-01-2009, 07:35 PM
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battle buddy or not, things can and will get stolen. I've seen where a persons battle buddy did the stealing.
A high dollar item like a laptop is prime for the taking.
I stand with my original statement, wait until he's done with AIT to give him the laptop.
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