Archive for June, 2009

A few other interns and I went out to stream crossing to find Company 1 Platoon 3 and cover Cadet Victor McCullough for a cadet profile. McCullough, below, is a champion MMA fighter, as well as a husband and father. McCullough crosses the stream via the two-rope bridge. McCullough’s squad members cheer on his squad […]


Last week, I headed out to the Forest Hills Climbing Complex with a writer to work on a cadet profile.  While Joe interviewed our cadet, I took a few shots of the cadets on the obstacle course.  The plan was to shoot Cadet McCullough on the rock wall after lunch.  But Mother Nature had other […]


The second half of Sunday was spent out at the Zodiac boats.  Here, I got to go out on a John boy to take photos of the cadets paddle and attempt to capsize their boats.


Photos are property of the U.S. Army PAO and Kristin Sherrard.


Boots

09Jun09

Even though there are no faces in these photos, I really like them anyway. Photos are property of the U.S. Army PAO and Kristin Sherrard.


Station 1: 5 mins treading water Station 2: 15m Combat Equipment Swim Station 3: Equipment release – cadets must jump into the water backwards and remove their vests before resurfacing Station 4: 3m Unexpected Entry – cadets step off the high dive while blindfolded Station 5: Survival float – turning their uniforms into flotation devices […]


JROTC: Welcome

08Jun09

JROTC cadets arrived Friday night from Jackson, Miss., to participate in exercises at Fort Knox, Ky. The weekend began with a welcoming ceremony conducted by Sgt. Maj. Rucks of Ft. Knox and Col. Willis of JROTC. A cadet dances during the company’s chants… before being yelled at by cadre. Sgt. Maj. Rucks addresses the cadets. […]