Branches That Serve Our Country
Date Established: June 14, 1775
Size: 561,979 Active
567,296 Reserve and National Guard personnel
Motto: "This We'll Defend"
US Army May Do Away With Sit-Up Requirement
In an attempt to make its training more practical, the Army may soon drop the sit-up from its fitness requirements.
The army is testing a new fitness regiment that includes running an obstacle course with 40 to 70 pounds of combat gear on and dragging a sled weighing 180 pounds, but none of the icon…