With help from Tyler Genito, 22, left, Steven Brickell, 20, completes 53 sit-ups in two minutes under the supervision of Staff Sgt. Christopher Waugh as they and other new Army recruits take a physical training test last week at the Damon-Garcia Sports Fields in San Luis Obispo.
Genito and Brickell will both be shipping out to basic training within the next six months — Genito as a tank crewman and Brickell as an artillery crewman. Genito hopes the opportunity will help his goal of going into law enforcement, while Brickell sees it as a good option during a tough job market.
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