The military is all about being on time. Of course, when you arrive at basic training, you need to learn to tell time in a whole new way — the military way! Master this list, and you’ll have no reason to ever be late!

Time Military Time Equivalent
Midnight (12 a.m.) 0000 hrs
1 a.m. 0100 hrs
2 a.m. 0200 hrs
3 a.m. 0300 hrs
4 a.m. 0400 hrs
5 a.m. 0500 hrs
6 a.m. 0600 hrs
7 a.m. 0700 hrs
8 a.m. 0800 hrs
9 a.m. 0900 hrs
10 a.m. 1000 hrs
11 a.m. 1100 hrs
12 p.m. 1200 hrs
1 p.m. 1300 hrs
2 p.m. 1400 hrs
3 p.m. 1500 hrs
4 p.m. 1600 hrs
5 p.m. 1700 hrs
6 p.m. 1800 hrs
7 p.m. 1900 hrs
8 p.m. 2000 hrs
9 p.m. 2100 hrs
10 p.m. 2200 hrs
11 p.m. 2300 hrs