Beyond Playing Defense

Beyond Playing Defense

Pacific defensive lineman Caleb Wistock left school after his sophomore season, traded his books for a rifle and took on the toughest internship a student could have: basic training in the United States Army. (Originally published Oct. 16, 2012)

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HE'S IN THE ARMY NOW
Wistock made the decision to temporarily leave Pacific in the late fall of 2011. He enlisted in the Army on Dec. 12, 2011, and shipped out to Fort Leonard Wood on Feb. 28, 2012. What followed was one of the most intense 10-week training regimens around.