Making a tough 'go' as sappers

A portion of the sapper platoon makes their way through tall grass after arriving on a Chinook helicopter en route to a base for the next training mission. For 10 days and nine nights during the second phase of the 28-day sapper course, the soldiers persevered with only a couple of hours of sleep each night and one or two packaged meals  a day. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

A portion of the sapper platoon makes their way through tall grass after arriving on a Chinook helicopter en route to a base for the next training mission. For 10 days and nine nights during the second phase of the 28-day sapper course, the soldiers persevered with only a couple of hours of sleep each night and one or two packaged meals a day. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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