Video: Mike Company - Pugil Sticks - March 21, 2014
Video by Cpl. Jennifer Schubert
Recruits of Mike Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, harness their warrior ethos during pugil stick training March 21, 2014, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits fight with pugil sticks, which represent rifles with attached bayonets, to simulate a close encounter with an enemy. Recruits fought in two 15-second matches. Mike Company is scheduled to graduate May 23, 2014.