Who is a Recruit?

A recruit is a person undergoing basic military training to become a soldier. Recruit training in the Ghana Armed Forces is within the period of six(6) months. The training is a physically and psychologically intensive process, which resocializes its subjects for the demands of military employment.

The recruits are grouped according to the 3 Arms of Services of the Ghana Armed Forces:

  1. Army
  2. Navy
  3. Airforce

Recruit training comprises of the following:

  1. Physical Training
  2. Drill
  3. Skill at Arms
  4. Navigation
  5. Watermanship
  6. Military Tactics
  7. Field Craft
  8. Voice Procedure