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Ruck honors Bataan Death March victims

FORT CARSON, Colo. — Cadets with 5th Mountain Ranger Battalion complete a 26-mile ruck march with a 35-pound rucksack April 10, 2021, during the Bataan Memorial Death March at Fort Carson, Colorado. The event was held to honor the victims of the original Bataan Death March, which occurred after the fall of the Philippines to Imperial Japan during World War II. (Photo by Cadet Teodora Luna Dancer)
FORT CARSON, Colo. — Jacob Swords, cadet with 5th Mountain Ranger Battalion, carries the American flag along with a 35-pound rucksack April 10, 2021, during the Bataan Memorial Death March at Fort Carson, Colorado. The event was held to honor the victims of the original Bataan Death March, which occurred after the fall of the Philippines to Imperial Japan during World War II. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Daphney Black)
FORT CARSON, Colo. — Jacob Swords, cadet with 5th Mountain Ranger Battalion, carries the American flag along with a 35-pound rucksack April 10, 2021, during the Bataan Memorial Death March at Fort Carson, Colorado. The event was held to honor the victims of the original Bataan Death March, which occurred after the fall of the Philippines to Imperial Japan during World War II. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Daphney Black)

Ruck honors Bataan Death March victims
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