In between sets of shuttle sprints and kettlebell swings, some of the Army’s most elite physical warriors share their tales of service, stemming from their time in the cockpits of Black Hawks, or in research laboratories.
Swapping such stories – especially with fellow fitness enthusiasts during fitness competitions – is the Army’s latest effort to showcase how military members are able to participate in their hobbies while meeting military obligations. Officials hope the personal stories from members of the new U.S. Army Warrior Fitness Team will inspire young men and women to become the next generation of officers and soldiers.
“I think this team uses the fitness environment to connect what the Army is really like and what soldiers are really like,” said 1st Sgt. Glenn Grabs, a certified functional fitness coach who is leading development of the Army team.
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