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Soldiers march the Manchu Mile at Fort Carson


Last updated 12/15/2020 at 4:14pm

Capt. Daniel Parker

Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conduct a 25-mile foot march known as the Manchu Mile at Fort Carson on Dec. 10. The 4th Bn., 9th Inf. Reg. executed the Manchu Mile by squads in order to comply with COVID-19 mitigation policies and procedures.

The Manchu Mile is one of the Army's most well-known ruck marches, having been conducted by thousands of 9th Infantry Regiment Soldiers in Alaska, Korea and Colorado.

The Manchu Mile, undertaken semiannually, honors the 9th Inf. Reg.'s storied involvement in the Chines...

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