Originally Posted by UltraFlame
Been there, done that, glad I don't ever have to do it again. Proud that you got your chance though and you're keeping the torch burning. It always seemed that our 18 mile force marches were harder, longer, and faster than our 25 mile marches. I retired from the Marine Corps after 21 years so I had way to many chances to walk in the woods. It is good conditioning but reality is that you don't need to go that far and cause blisters to train people.
I am proud of you though. Thank you!
Ahh Camp Lejeune in the summer, 25 mile nature walks in 90% humidity. We never got to do them in the winter...