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180913-N-BM202-1075 GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Sept. 13, 2018) Recruits respond to a question from Recruit Training Command's Command Master Chief David Twiford, at Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at RTC. More than 30,000 recruits graduate annually from the Navy's only boot camp. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Camilo Fernan/Released)

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions by families and friends of recruits onboard Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes.