What to Pack for Basic Training

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Hi DraftIDF, my name is Ariel and I would like to know what you recommend to pack for basic training? Thanks so much!

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Video Answer-

ג'ינסים אאוט, מד"ס אין – אז מה לארוז לטירונות?תייגו חברים שצריכים עזרה

‎Posted by ‎צה"ל – צבא ההגנה לישראל‎ on‎ שבת 15 יולי 2017

 

Written Answer-

What to Pack:

  1. Undershirts (green and white)
  2. Socks (grey, black, and white only)
  3. Towel
  4. Toilet Paper
  5. Running Sneakers
  6. Digital watch (waterproof)
  7. Flip Flops
  8. Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, deoderant, etc.)
  9. Feminine hygiene products
  10. Mini locks for your bags
  11. 60 to 90 Liter bag

What NOT to Pack 

  1. High heels
  2. Jewelry
  3. Valuables (camera, laptop, etc.)
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  • Leah
    Reply

    I am drafting to michve alon should I bring ducktape and baby wipes?

    • Rachel
      Reply

      If you draft to combat, you will receive duct tape. As for baby wipes, many people find them helpful anywhere you are in the army, so that is completely up to you.

  • matan
    Reply

    Where is the best place to buy army gear predraft?

    • Rachel
      Reply

      There are many options, rikoshet or lamitiyel are usually two of the most popular stores that sell gear for army/drafting. They are not the cheapest options though, you should look around abroad first and online if you aren’t yet in Israel to find certain things, but keep in mind that the army gives you almost everything you will ever need during your service.

  • Matan
    Reply

    Can I buy winter gear at the LSC?

    • Rachel
      Reply

      The Lone Soldier Center sells subsidized neck warmers, hats, fleeces, and thermals for the winter.

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