13 Sep '17, 8pm

#USArmy #Soldiers participate in competition to honor fallen #BattleBuddy

#USArmy #Soldiers participate in competition to honor fallen #BattleBuddy

EL PASO, Texas -- An event that tests its competitors' strength, endurance, and sheer will, proves for the fourth year in a row why it takes an elite group of service members to stand any chance of winning. Fittingly, the annual event was created in honor of an elite Soldier, fallen El Paso hometown hero, Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Mills, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Units across Fort Bliss selected their best five-person teams to represent them in the Joshua Mills Commando Competition. Across a 48-hour span, the teams completed events that tested their teamwork through periods of stress and fatigue. The first event was the "UBRR" or upper-body round robin, a physical fitness test commonly performed in the Special Forces community. Tasks consisted of 1-minute timed push-ups, sit-ups, and kip-ups, which is to kick the feet up to a pull-up bar. Other events included pu...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/193763/

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