Have you ever wondered what it might be like to join the military? Grant's book details the difficulties of Basic Training during the largest recruitment rush in history. Suicides were prominent because soldiers were unable to pass the initial PT test that would get them into Basic Training - and what most recruiters won't say is that there's a place known as Reception where all soldiers begin their journey. Many never make it out, some stay for months, trying to pass the PT test.
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"They are awaiting your audience, Mr. President," one of his escorts announced. President Eisenhower stepped eagerly into the room, reaching forward to shake hands with his new Alien Ambassador to the United States. He suppressed the urge to laugh maniacally as terms were discussed for the Treaty. Aliens in the Mist: A Literary Journalism Piece explores the experiences of Betty and Barney Hill while offering research on the events regarding the Treaty.