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Kyle Cooper has spent the majority of his adult life serving his country in the Marine Corps. With his dedication, determination and grit, he rose quickly through the enlisted ranks to become a Gunnery Sergeant. Not just any Gunny, either, Kyle was in charge of a Force Recon unit. A special section of the marines that operate as Special Forces.
One of Kyle’s biggest responsibilities was to keep his men trained and in top physical condition. For more than a decade, he worked with marines on both combat effectiveness and physical readiness. It’s no exaggeration to say that when it comes to fitness, Kyle was already an expert.
“Keeping my guys ready for action wasn’t just a job for me,” Kyle says, “It was a personal mission. You’ve got to be at peak performance in order to survive some of the high risk missions we run. I’ve always felt it was my personal mission to make sure my guys had every chance to both succeed and to survive.”
When Kyle was shipped to Afghanistan a few years back, he ran into a bit of a snag. In addition to his marines, he was also tasked with training a group of National Guardsmen and women that had been called up from his home state of Missouri. On the surface of things, this wouldn’t be a problem for Kyle, except he ran into an unexpected problem.