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In 30 photos, experience freshman recruit orientation at UNG
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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members with gear make their way across campus Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, beginning the campus Round Robin visiting various stations to pick up their dress uniforms, get fitted for and issued their Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms and pick up their footlockers.

by Scott Rogers
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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members from Foxtrot company wait to be issued their Operational Camouflage Pattern uniforms and pick up their footlockers Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, during FROG week for new incoming cadets at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

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Timothy Smasal gets dress pants measured Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, inside the University of North Georgia bookstore in Dahlonega during day 2 of Freshman Recruit Orientation Group week.

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Bailey Blankenship prepares Freshman Recruit Orientation Group dress pants for tailoring Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members stand and read from their knowledge sheets Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, outside the Campus Connection in Dahlonega while they wait for others in Foxtrot company to receive their supplies.

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Cindy Gailey cuts the hair of Freshman Recruit Orientation Group member Timothy Brown, of Huntsville, Alabama, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Woody's Barber Shop in downtown Dahlonega.

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Staff members at Woody's Barber Shop in downtown Dahlonega stay busy Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, cutting the hair of Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members as they begin their week of training before the fall semester.

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Cadet-Sgt. 1st Class Garrett Wilson, of Lawrenceville, inspects Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members as they go through drill and ceremony practice Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members learn the proper way to march during drill and ceremony practice Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

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Cadet-Sgt. 1st Class Alex Minton works with Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members on their drill and ceremony Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, on the Dahlonega campus. The majority of the day is dedicated to small unit level training in which squad leaders teach tasks such as drill and ceremony, weapons cleaning and military customs and courtesies.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members get instruction from University of North Georgia shooting team captain Charles Paschal Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, before moving to the firing range for practice.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group member Safyrah Jean, from Haiti, puts on ear protection before taking part in weapons training Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members get weapons practice with cadets inside the shooting range at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.

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Cadet-Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Hornbuckle works with Freshman Recruit Orientation Group member Nick Barton, of Cumming, during weapons practice at the shooting range Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members gather at Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Area early Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, before the day's activities, which included a grenade assault course, leadership reaction course and low-ropes confidence course.

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Leonora Ndow crawls through a mud ditch as she takes on the Pine Valley grenade assault course Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

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Delta Company Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members wash the mud from their clothing Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in the Etowah River at the Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Facility.

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Anthony Stoval, of Savannah, celebrates Delta company's completion of the grenade assault course Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Facility.

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Delta Company celebrates the completion of the grenade assault course at Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Facility on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.

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Covered in mud, a satisfied Grant Moelter waits for other Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members in Delta Company to complete the grenade assault course at the Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Facility.

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Soaked and covered in mud Freshman Recruit Orientation Group member Jonah Roach, of Roswell, tackles the rope obstacle Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Pine Valley Outdoor Recreation Facility.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members eat breakfast following a six-mile march to a training site at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, for a day of military mountaineering instruction.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members rappel from the tower Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill.

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Gregory Sengsu fastens his helmet before rappelling off the 60-foot rock face Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members have their Swiss-seat harness secured Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, before climbing to the top of the 60-foot rock face at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill for military mountaineering class.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members rappel down the side of the 60-foot rock face Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill.

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A Freshman Recruit Orientation Group member receives training on military mountaineering Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill.

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Prior to graduation on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members take part in a 3-mile run up Crown Mountain in Dahlonega. The event is not a race but a brigade run with many carrying the various company insignia for the duration.

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Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members run up Crown Mountain in Dahlonega Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, prior to graduation, which immediately follows the run up and back down the mountain.

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University of North Georgia cadets and Freshman Recruit Orientation Group members run up the steep incline of Crown Mountain on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Dahlonega, the last test before graduation. Each company's cadre wears their colors during the 3-mile run up and down the mountain.

by Scott Rogers