Originally Posted by Soldier
I don't think there's any money involved. The Army has tons of intramural teams. I have a buddy on the all-army basketball team and he basically spends 1-2 months a year playing basketball as his primary job. Powerlifting is, of course, not as big as basketball and therefore not as big of a time commitment (also not as well funded), but it shouldn't cost me any money to take part, and I'll be able to travel to different competitions with the team.
I'd take on gunfire for that opportunity.
Please know I don't mean that. I respect your service tremendously, my dad fought in WW2. I was too much of a pussy to join.