May 6, 2015
KARL D. writes:
A tiny woman who is a Captain and veterinarian in the Army took it upon herself to earn a badge which required that she hike 12 miles in full kit in under three hours. In the video you can see a male soldier walking calmly across the finish line while she collapses twice behind him and has a virtual cheerleading team pushing her to finish as she uses her weapon to push herself up. Ostensibly, after passing the finish line one is supposed to be ready to perform the job, something she was unable to do.
While everyone in the media and comments section is cheering her with the obligatory “You go girl” comments, all I feel is sad for her — and sad for the army. Read More »