I've been retired from Uncle Sams Canoe Club for about 10 years.
1. You can learn more with your mouth shut than you can with it open.
2. Say "Yes and No Sir" to Officers NOT CHIEFS!
He'll learn that the
hard way the first time he does it to a CPO.
3. Repeat 1.
4. If he's not a morning person, he soon will be.
5. Tell him to get all the college credits he can while he is on active duty.
6. Repeat 1.
Tell him to get an overseas billet if at all possible. Travel and have a good time.