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April 25, 2014

ASU cadets go through ‘tough’ paces

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Cadets stand at attention while reciting an article from the Military Code of Conduct April 18 at the event. One hundred and eighteen ASU cadets participated.
 
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ASU cadets pull a 6,000-pound high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle at the ATSO area. The cadets were invited to Luke by Company Grade Officer Committee members, who planned and coordinated the event.
 
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A cadet helps one of his teammates get over the hill.
 
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Arizona State University cadets low-crawl through a ditch filled with muddy water April 18 at the Ability to Survive and Operate area on Luke Air Force Base. The Air Force “tough-mudder” type obstacle course had 18 obstacles and was 1.5 miles long. The event helped equip and prepare Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets for field training and entrance into the active-duty Air Force. The course also enhanced leadership skills, the ability to work as a team, Airman’s Manual knowledge, as well as emphasizing a fit-to-fight mentality.
 
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Cadets prepare to throw mock grenades at a target. Each team was given eight tries and had to perform ten pushups for each miss.
 
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Freshman to senior cadets participated in the event.




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