I thought I would update everyone on how she is doing. She arrived fine and got processed in. She has not regretted her decisions at all. Her spirits have been really good as far as I can see/hear. From what I have been able to gather, she is adjusting to the military lifestyle rather well. That is the good news...now to the bad. On Day 5 (the first Saturday she was there), they were participating in Team Building Exercises. This was a series of events around the base that they had to run to, complete, then run to the next one. At the first event, they had to climb over a simulated electric fence without touching it. On the second attempt to get the entire group over, she landed unsafe on her left leg and fell. She initially did not think that she was hurt. Once that event was completed, they ran to the next event. During this time, she says that her knee starting hurting when she straightened it. She pushed through. At the next event, she was required to bear crawl through a Tunnel of Love. This is where her knee really started hurting. They got through that event and as they were running to the next event, she fell back because of the pain. Once she got to the next event (now at #3) she notified her platoon commander that she was injured and they took her out and got medical assistance for her. She was put on crutches and saw an orthopedist within 48 hours. The past week she was in physical therapy and late in the week, they took her off the crutches and put her on a cane. She had a set back when she had to walk a mile to the uniform store with the platoon using her cane. Her knee “blew up like a balloon.” They are telling her that she will probably have to have surgery and they are planning a MRI this week as best as I can tell from a 5 minute conversation on Sunday. They are assuring her that this is not a disqualifying injury and that the procedure is a relatively minor surgery. NITRO is this Saturday and then Indoc will be complete. They have the following week for transition and then academics start September 4th. I have not asked her yet how she did on the other two placement tests that she had to take once she got up there. She should be back in the “electronic world” this weekend and over the next week. Thanks for the questions about her. I will pass them on to her when I hear from her this weekend.