I clearly stated that I went home for a weekend pass in the middle of basic's 2 months of training and brought back my 2 pistols. but all those pos's can talk about is how you're stripped at the beginning of basic. so effing WHAT? I never claimed to have got thru that part of basic with a gun (altho I probably could have, looking back on it. I'd just have had to swiftly find a place to stash them after I first came into the afees building in St louis, and then again stash them when I got to learnard wood. in Mo.