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Matthew Wolfel, a junior in the Penn State University ROTC program, carries one of his teammates up a ski slope just outside the United States Military Academy at West Point during the first day of competition at the 2015 Sandhurst competition.
Matthew Wolfel, a junior in the Penn State University ROTC program, carries one of his teammates up a ski slope just outside the United States Military Academy at West Point during the first day of competition at the 2015 Sandhurst competition. (Brian Hamilton/U.S. Army)
Matthew Wolfel, a junior in the Penn State University ROTC program, carries one of his teammates up a ski slope just outside the United States Military Academy at West Point during the first day of competition at the 2015 Sandhurst competition.
Matthew Wolfel, a junior in the Penn State University ROTC program, carries one of his teammates up a ski slope just outside the United States Military Academy at West Point during the first day of competition at the 2015 Sandhurst competition. (Brian Hamilton/U.S. Army)
Bob Noble lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., on April 9, 2015.  Noble, 90, while serving with the 3rd Army in Europe during World War II. He was captured by the Nazsi and liberated after 122 days in a Nazi POW camp.
Bob Noble lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., on April 9, 2015. Noble, 90, while serving with the 3rd Army in Europe during World War II. He was captured by the Nazsi and liberated after 122 days in a Nazi POW camp. (Cody W. Torkelson/U.S. Army)
Four M1A2 Abrams tanks from Fort Stewart, Ga., fire their 120 mm main guns, on April 9, 2015, at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania.
Four M1A2 Abrams tanks from Fort Stewart, Ga., fire their 120 mm main guns, on April 9, 2015, at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania. (Uriah Walker/U.S. Army)
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier looks out over the range, from his M1A2 Abrams tank at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, on April 9, 2015.
A 3rd Infantry Division soldier looks out over the range, from his M1A2 Abrams tank at the Pabrade Training Area, Lithuania, on April 9, 2015. (Uriah Walker/U.S. Army)
Sgt. Brian Carter welds beams together for future use in repairing shipping containers for ammunition during Operation Overblast at Tooele Army Depot, Utah, on April 9, 2015.
Sgt. Brian Carter welds beams together for future use in repairing shipping containers for ammunition during Operation Overblast at Tooele Army Depot, Utah, on April 9, 2015. (Daniel Schroeder/U.S. Army)
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, pins the Purple Heart on Sgt. Nathan Hewitt during the Fort Hood Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom Medal Ceremony on April 10, 2015, at III Corps Headquarters, Fort Hood, Texas.
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, pins the Purple Heart on Sgt. Nathan Hewitt during the Fort Hood Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom Medal Ceremony on April 10, 2015, at III Corps Headquarters, Fort Hood, Texas. (Daniel Cernero/U.S. Army)
Staff Sgt. Philip Jewah takes part in the Malvesti Obstacle Course during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 10, 2015.
Staff Sgt. Philip Jewah takes part in the Malvesti Obstacle Course during the 2015 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 10, 2015. (Michael R. Noggle/U.S. Army)
Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, fire rounds from an M119A3 howitzer on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 14, 2015.
Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery, fire rounds from an M119A3 howitzer on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 14, 2015. (Jason Hull/U.S. Army)

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