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Photographers are in!

All right WebFolks, all of our photographers are in for the day and photo processing is well underway. While we work, let's take a look at what each squadron did today!
Aggressors: CATM
Barbarians: CBRNE, SABC
Cobras: Obstacle Course
Demons: Assault Course
Executioners: Confidence Course, LRC
Flying Tigers: Assault Course
Guts: LRC
Hellcats: Obstacle Course
WebTeam: Scrambled around fixing things

Awesome Photo!

Oh boy did we get a treat today! Earlier, we received an email from parents of a 2019er who had a photo they wanted to share. The abbreviated story is they were at an airshow in New York last week (one was flying in it!) and the Thunderbirds were at the airshow too. When the Thunderbirds landed, they were able to talk to them and tell them their daughter was currently going through BCT here at USAFA. After this, they got a great photo of all of them holding this sign:

The Thunderbirds all pass along their support and encouragement to the Class of 2019. Many thanks to the Commanding Officer of the Thunderbirds, Col Hammond (who is holding the sign), and to Mick and Joanna T for sending this in!

What Were They Up To?

Let's see what they did today!
Aggressors - CBRNE, SABC
Barbarians - Obstacle Course
Cobras - Assault Course
Demons - Confidence Course, LRC
Executioners - Assault Course
Flying Tigers - LRC
Guts - Obstacle Course
Hellcats - CATM
WebTeam - Walking in circles

The Dreaded Assault Course

Hello all! WebHatter here.

Well, even after the rough time through the Assault Course, these cadets still had smiles on their faces. And even though I'm not a parent of a Basic (yet). There was definitely a huge sense of pride watching them work together and help each other complete this Course. Those smiles are well deserved.

Proud WebHatter, I am!

Second Times

The Basics all cycle through the courses once, except for the Assault Course and Obstacle Course. They go through these two times! Lucky them!
The first time on both courses is used to familiarize the Basics with all of the obstacles, so when they rush through it, they won't be facing anything new. Then the second time they run through them, they're timed. On the Obstacle Course, Basics aren't trained between obstacles, and do a straight run through. The fastest times run around 5-6 minutes for a single Basic. 
On the Assault Course, Basics first compete in the pugil stick competition:

Then the top four Basics of the squadron get to run the A-Course first and get a slightly easier time than the rest on it. However, they are still trained between the obstacles unlike the O-Course. Additionally, the winners of the pugil stick competition (top male and female) continue on to compete in Big Bad Basic - a pugil stick competition between all squadrons to find the top overal male and female competitors.

Let's Have a Contest!! THE CONTEST IS NOW OVER

Congrats to Anne M from Maryland!
The answer was 4,334 pipes in the organ, the biggest of which is 32 feet high, and the smallest is the size of a pencil!
Shall we do a contest? The first person to call 719-XXX-XXXX and tell us how many pipes the USAFA chapel organ (in Protestant chapel) consists of will win a prize. What prize? A brand new Sink Navy t-shirt! AND for a bonus prize, tell us the sizes of the biggest and smallest pipes in the organ. GO!

What Did They Do?

Happy Friday! Here's what each squadron did yesterday:
Aggressors - Obstacle Course
Barbarians - Assault Course
Cobras - Confidence Course, LRC
Demons - Assault Course
Executioners - LRC
Flying Tigers - Obstacle Course
Guts - CATM
Hellcats - CBRNE, SABC
WebTeam - Sandpit

Never Fear!

Never fear, Super Basic has arrived!

Poor Basic

His smile says "I'm having so much fun!". His eyes say "help me".

Angry Basic

He's back!

"I will destroy your camera. Then I will destroy you."




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