The Army is moving forward with changes to basic training slated to begin in October, despite the recent arrest of the commander in charge of implementing the new program of instruction.
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.
On Aug. 8, 2008, in Farah province, Afghanistan, Cpl. Franklin Simmons was part of a small Marine force tasked with clearing the city of Shewan of Taliban fighters.
All Marines, regardless of job or rank, have one thing in common: They know how to shoot.