Students endure the first day of Ranger School during the Ranger Assessment Phase at Camp Darby, Fort Benning, Ga., July 25, 2016. RAP week begins with the Ranger Physical Assessment, which requires students to complete 49 push-ups, 59 sit-ups, a 5-mile run in 40:00 minutes, and six chin-ups. Following the RPA, students conduct the Combat Water Survival Assessment at Victory Pond.


Department of Defense Photo by Patrick A. Albright