The Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) is a program for recruits who volunteer in the Army National Guard. The program is supposed to be designed to train new recruits on what basic combat training will be like and what kind of challenges they will face and will need to overcome.
Some who have been in the program might say that RSP is really hard to overcome when monthly drills involve more than half the time sitting in a classroom watching power point presentations and repeating the same training at every drill.
Those who have already been to boot camp but not completed advanced individual training (AIT) must remain in RSP. In the Army Reserves, those who have completed basic training but not AIT go to a real unit and get to train like real soldiers and enhanced their training at every drill.
The National Guard needs to go the extra mile and find a way to enhanced the training in RSP or our soldiers will not receive the training they deserve, because that is what th is nations recruits sign up for -- to train and not waste anybody's time.
MAX GARCIA, Eltopia