Sweating at sunrise
From left to right, Thomas Gerth, a senior from West Frankfort studying business management, Aaron Johnson, a senior from Wayne City studying criminal justice, and Stephen Ellis, a senior from Saint Libory studying psychology, do pull-ups during their Tuesday morning physical training behind Kesnar Hall. This semester, the Army ROTC Battalion has incorporated a circuit training consisting of CrossFit-type exercises to its weekly physical training schedule. The idea, according to Lt. Col. Eric Roberts, is to work on functional muscles used in the battlefield. “I hope they’ll learn from this and incorporate it when they are platoon leaders,” Roberts said.