Sometimes you just can’t get any better than a mule carrying your kit. With the changes to the Marine Reconnaissance community in the recent past, MARSOC Marines are getting some training that we never had access to back in the 90’s. Here’s a quick article from the Marine Corps site about MSOC getting mule packing training prior to a trip over to Afghanistan.
Here’s an excerpt from the article that was origanlly written by Lance Cpl. Stephen C. Benson on April 27, 2009.
The next day, Marines and Sailors participated in a mule packing class with the MWTC Pack Outfit. Students learned basic mule health and safety rules prior to cleaning and prepping the mules for packing classes.