Army Strong

Herald photos by Heather Rousseau/The Herald
Pvt. Chance Embry of Marengo, 18, left, and Pvt. Joey Harlin of Jasper, 18, pushed the limits of exertion during training exercises with representatives of the U.S. Army recruiting station in Evansville on Wednesday afternoon along the Riverwalk in Jasper. Embry and Harlin are enlisted in the Army’s Future Soldier Training Program, which allows for delayed entry before prospective soldiers are sent to basic training. Pvt. Embry will be stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., as a combat engineer. Pvt. Harlin will be stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., for military intelligence.
Pvt. Chance Embry of Marengo, left, Pvt. Matthew Sturgeon of English and Pvt. James Harris of Milltown stretched before exercises under the leadership of Staff Sgt. Michael O’Brien of the U.S. Army recruiting station in Evansville on Wednesday afternoon along the Riverwalk in Jasper. Embry, Sturgeon and Harris, all 18, are members of the Army’s Future Soldier Training Program.

 

Pvt. Chance Embry of Marengo, 18, climbed a hill Wednesday afternoon along the Riverwalk in Jasper with fellow members of the U.S. Army Future Soldier Training Program.

 

Pvt. Gatlin Lewis of Milton, 17, left, congratulated Pvt. Brent Sloan of Huntingburg, 18, after completing a mile run in seven minutes, 23 seconds during training Wednesday afternoon along the Riverwalk in Jasper. Lewis was assigned to be Milton’s motivator for the exercise. Both are enlisted in the U.S. Army Future Soldiers Training Program.




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