Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called Violence of Action: The Untold Stories of the 75th Ranger Regiment in the War on Terror, Marty Skovlund, Jr., LTC Charles Faint, and Leo Jenkins. The book was published this month by Blackside Concepts.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.