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November
2011
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BYU
Wins Ranger Challenge Once Again
“Once
we got to the competition everyone was
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really
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what
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in an intense
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various physically
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mentally
taxing
tasks.
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Of
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the schools were informed of the various
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activities and
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time,
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competition
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started. CDT Bruce Richards, team captain, said,
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And all that hard work paid off. BYU 4,5$-!4,%:2$''!'$5!-<$!-$,%!',*-!0$,3!,#5!<,*!
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the best ROTC teams from around the /<$!%,3?<!-))J!,2)A-!$&;<-!<)A3*!-)!?)%:'$-$B!
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around the world. BYU has won Ranger CDT Argyle for the rope bridge during practice /<$!%,3?<!-))J!,2)A-!$&;<-!<)A3*!-)!?)%:'$-$B!
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Army, we 6)3-&-A5$.!\-]*!,!;3$,-!$1:$3&$#?$!2$?,A*$!-<$3$!,3$!
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football match-up known as the Holy War has demonstration
of their patriotism and school
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been
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BYU
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distance
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and
held it open for the national anthem. Below
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The run starts at the visiting team’s is a photograph of the flag display.
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stadium;
this year it was the U. Ute ROTC
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cadets
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Mountain, approximately halfway between
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Provo and Salt Lake City, where they handed the
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ball off to BYU Army cadets who then ran the
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ball
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is a good event. Physical Fitness is a part of our
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ball run fits into that culture.” The cadets had
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the opportunity to share that culture as myriads
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opportunity to participate in many individual and
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developmental labs throughout the
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semester.
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their
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learn
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become a member of a team.
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they lean over the edge and yell, “on rappel!” but
with the expert knowledge from our cadre and
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support from their fellow cadets cheering
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them
on, they are able to overcome the stiffness
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and hand
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semester into action at the fall FTX. Cadets
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training opportunities, such as Combat Water
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Brigham Young University
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