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Stand And Deliver: That ‘One Leg Monster’ On War, Pain, And Powerlifting
A combat wounded Army veteran and an amputee powerlifter, KC Mitchell knows pain better than most. It’s what keeps him going.
A U.S. Army soldier low crawls while negotiating an obstacle course during the first week of Basic Training in Fort Benning, Georgia.
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This Is What Privates Go Through During Army Basic Training
An Army drill sergeant explains the grueling and comprehensive training Army infantry receive in basic training.
U.S. Army Capt. Jason Beams, Training Division officer at the Army Mountain Warfare School in Jericho, Vt., observes Soldiers climbing Smugglers' Notch during their final phase of the Basic Military Mountaineering course in Jeffersonville, Vt., Feb. 19, 2015.
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The Evolution Of The Combat Boot In The US Military
U.S. military combat boots have come a long way.
Logs atop a small bunker provide protection for a U.S. infantryman, a member of the 25th division “Wolfhounds,” as he fires a machine gun at Viet Cong positions near Cu Chi, some 25 miles northwest of Saigon in Vietnam on Feb. 27, 1966. The Americans were expanding the perimeter around their base camp through a heavily-tunneled and entrenched area. (AP Photo)
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The Story Of The Man Who Fought In His Friend’s Place In Vietnam
In 1966, Paul Mahar switched identities with his childhood friend, and quickly found himself being shipped off to Vietnam.