Esprit de Corps is one of the essential characteristics of the Army Profession, and Soldiers in the 1st Special Forces Group (FSG) [Airborne] recently competed in an event that fosters that characteristic: the 2nd Annual Gladiator Challenge, held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
Spec. Amanda Ridder wrote an article about the event entitled, "Gladiators embody 'Esprit de Corps.'" In the article, 1st FSG Command Sgt. Maj. Shane Shorter, initiator of the first Gladiator Challenge, said, "The fighters come here to put it all on the line in front of these guys, gals and me, and that takes a lot of guts."
Read the full story here: Gladiators embody 'Esprit de Corps'