BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan—Participants in the Senior Airman Jason Cunningham Remembrance Ruck March trudge along the perimeter of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 4, 2012. Cunningham was a pararescueman who died in combat on March 4, 2002 while saving 10 men’s lives. The Air Force’s Camp Cunningham at Bagram is named after him. The ruck march was one part of a three-part ceremony held in remembrance of the 10 year anniversary of his heroic sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ericka Engblom)
Although this article is five years old, it was very nice to read it concerning my old career field. We weren’t called ‘infantry;’ to us, that was a general description of our skill sets. When it comes to ruck training, the author of the article provides some excellent advice.
Original article, here; excerpts below. Emphasis added – brackets in #10 for clarity.
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