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FORT KNOX, Ky. — 6th Regiment, Advanced Camp Cadets successfully accomplished the Buddy Team Live Fire course July 1 during Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox, Ky. After completion, Cadets shared their favorite thing about Buddy Team Live Fire.

My favorite part about Buddy Team Live Fire is:

“Being able to work with my battle buddy and see our hard work pay off.” — Cadet Saebyuk Lee from the University of Nevada Rino.

“Being able to send rounds down range being with somebody who has the same drive and dedication toward a common goal.” — Cadet Scottie Huggins from Santa Clara University.

“Shooting real ammunition and getting a real first hand experience.” — Jimmy Jang from Illinois State University.

6th Regiment, Advanced Camp Cadets accomplished Buddy Team Live Fire at Wood Range July 1 during Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox, Ky. rPhoto by: Madison Thompson

“Being able to work with my battle buddy.” — Cadet Josephine Hesse from Kansas State University.

“Getting to use live rounds. It’s more fun that way.” — Cadet Austin Caldwell from the University of North Georgia.

“Being able to work with someone that you’ve never met and have a brotherly connection.” — Cadet Cole Blais from Christopher Newport University.

“It gives me an opportunity to see through the eyes of those I will be leading.” — William Toepfer, Marquette University.

“Putting all the skills we learned at Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) to the test.” — Cadet Austin Prime from Pennsylvania State University.

“That this is the closest, at this point in our training, that we will be in a real life scenario.” — Cadet Caleb Smith from American University.

“Putting absolute trust in my partner’s abilities as well as my own and completing the task at hand.” — Cadet Sam Olmstead from Western Michigan University.

6th Regiment, Advanced Camp Cadets accomplished Buddy Team Live Fire at Wood Range July 1 during Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox, Ky. rPhoto by: Madison Thompson

“It was fast paced and we got to do something we’ve never done before.” — Cadet Grace Winton from The Catholic University of America.

“Building trust with someone you didn’t know two weeks ago.” Cadet Ted Rohrer from the University of Dayton.

“I saw our lane was really muddy and I knew it was going to be a good day.” — Cadet Sara Wulff from the University of Massachusetts Boston.