Verndale native tests himself in Warfighter Challenge
As he staggered across the finish line after a 15-mile endurance march with flak vest, helmet, rifle and a nearly 60-pound backpack, a native of Verndale had the feeling of sheer relief.
Bone-weary and exhausted, he had just finished the Army's grueling, 96-hour, 12-event Warfighter Challenge -- an event designed to test the abilities of the best soldiers from the military police corps, commonly known as MPs.
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