• Army recruits express their motivation during a platoon competition at an obstacle course at Fort Benning, Ga. "

    Basic Training

    Army recruits express their motivation during a platoon competition at an obstacle course at Fort Benning, Ga. "

  • Pvt. Charlie Lonno crawls through a Basic Training obstacle course at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Basic Training

    Pvt. Charlie Lonno crawls through a Basic Training obstacle course at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • A Soldier trainee negotiates a log obstacle on the confidence course during her 9-week basic training program at Fort Jackson, S.C.

    Basic Training

    A Soldier trainee negotiates a log obstacle on the confidence course during her 9-week basic training program at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Trainees high crawl through the mud on an obstacle course during Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, S.C. The nine-week course designed to transform young American volunteers into Soldiers. Photo courtesy of the Department of Defense.

    Basic Training

    Trainees high crawl through the mud on an obstacle course during Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, S.C. The nine-week course designed to transform young American volunteers into Soldiers. Photo courtesy of the Department of Defense.

  • Recruits prepare to enter the gas chamber during their nine-week basic training program at Fort Jackson, S.C.

    Basic Training

    Recruits prepare to enter the gas chamber during their nine-week basic training program at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Army trainees practice hand-to-hand combat using pugil sticks during basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

    Basic Training

    Army trainees practice hand-to-hand combat using pugil sticks during basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

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