Side Benefit of Long Speed Walks…

The Defensive Training Group

Right now, I’m up to 9 miles in and around my AO.  Hopefully, in the next couple weeks, I’ll be starting to add a 35 pound ruck and increase the intensity of my walks working up to 65 pounds (a pound for each year I’ve been on the planet).   Right now, I’m simply making sure that my recovery from surgery has absolutely no setbacks.  Besides getting my ancient butt in better shape, there’s another side benefit that I’ve focused on.

That benefit is ‘boots on the ground AO familiarity’ followed up with weekly map review and annotation of anomalies. 

Obviously, the graphic above is not a built up area, such as a village, city, or suburb.  But you get the point.  Walking through the areas you may be defending in another 2 to 3 months will be much less daunting if you actually have seen the area and know the lay…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

EDITOR ONLY, 74 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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