Photo Credit: Mike Strasser, West Point Public Affairs
At the Leader Reaction Course, each obstacle presents a unique physical and mental challenge. Squads must quickly devise, plan and execute with only a certain amount of time. This often leads to moments of extreme pressure and frustration when plans fail and team members must rapidly revise their thinking. More than 500 rising high school seniors experienced this as well as combatives, the Anzio Obstacle Course and room-clearing tactics during Military Day June 2, 2011.