Sapper candidate Army Capt. Stephanie Godman takes her turn at lunch as she eats a military Meal Ready to Eat while her "battle buddy" and fellow sapper candidate National Guard Staff Sgt. Anthony Hughes is posted up in a clearing to help form a perimeter to keep watch. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Sapper candidate Army Capt. Stephanie Godman takes her turn at lunch as she eats a military Meal Ready to Eat while her "battle buddy" and fellow sapper candidate National Guard Staff Sgt. Anthony Hughes is posted up in a clearing to help form a perimeter to keep watch. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)