What do soldiers actually do in the army when not fighting?
Apart from march and do assault courses.
Asked By: Xav - 1/23/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Train whether it be combat scenario, medical training, safety training for new equipment. It all depends on your job and specialty. For example: I am a U.S. Navy Corpsman (I work in the medical field) so I work at a hospital when I'm not deployed, I do tons of medical training, safety training, IV training, combat... More
Answered By: Kenneth W - 1/23/2011
Additional Answers (10)
..."they" don't ask and "they" don't tell ! (some do...when "they" drop the soap in the shower !)
Answered By: Williams Dick - 1/23/2011
Like every one else, they hang out
Answered By: Rolly - 1/23/2011
I certainly wonder this myself. When I asked a soldier, he said they wait for the CO to leave the office and then dozens of soldiers go to the gym or out to do errands--several hours, every day, but dozens of soldiers. WASTED TAXPAYER MONEY
Answered By: Hector Frodo - 1/23/2011
train, do their jobs, clean weapons, fix equipment. they work.
Answered By: ssandydem - 1/23/2011
probably train, guard duty, or spend time with family.
Answered By: Justin - 1/23/2011
We either train or fix equipment. If we are off then oh well its not a waste of tax payer money as that ignorant sob claims. Ive spent 2 of my my 6 yrs in the military deployed. I am more than entitled to spend some time with my family. Wow some people just don't think before they open there mouths the ignorance is... More
Answered By: Randy Keaton - 1/23/2011
Train the various tasks they have to remain proficient in, catch up on the administrative work that went into the "later" pile when they deployed, fix the equipment that needs fixing, train, catch up on all of those mandated additional duties that piled up while they were gone, train some more, say goodbye to those who... More
Answered By: Houd1n1 - 1/23/2011
Rela, spend time with family and loved ones; if you happen to be a single man, meet women!
Answered By: Brian Murza - 1/23/2011
Motorpool stables, My Job, soldiers skills, SGT's time training, Police call, Post details, the range, PT test, ruck marches, Land nav course, Night land nav, the field, prepare for a mock deployment, play war games, do a convoy, do a nightmove ect, ect, ect.
Answered By: Manifest Destiny - 1/23/2011
we paint rocks
Answered By: MAJ Kev - 1/23/2011
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
Find All Jobs Hiring in Your Area. Hiring Immediately - Apply Today!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.