Inside Army Jungle School

June 10, 2023
Hello, Insiders. As tensions with China build, the US Army is training soldiers for jungle warfare in Hawaii. In a new documentary, Graham Flanagan, Insider’s chief video correspondent, spent 12 days inside this training course — where soldiers learn to fight, move, and survive in the jungle. Eighty students began the course on day one. Only 51 would graduate. That’s today’s Big Story.

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In the first full-length documentary from our “Boot Camp” series, Graham Flanagan takes us inside the Army’s Jungle Operations Training course, where soldiers are trained for jungle warfare.

This is a stunning work of journalism from Insider’s Life video team. If you have time this weekend, the full-length video is an hour and 11 minutes long. We urge you to watch it.

If you’re tight on time, though, check out these shorter episodes of “Boot Camp”:


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