Facing Fear of Heights on Day One: Basic Training Q&A

SPC Kirsten Lindberg reassures recruits who have a fear of heights.

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I'm Specialist Kirsten Lindberg from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I'm answering a question from Tony from Algonquin, Illinois. Tony wants to know: "I don't like heights at all, how are people that are afraid of heights conquer their fear?"

A lot of my battle buddies conquered their fears by facing them head on. The drill sergeants were very encouraging. There was a big wall we had to climb down the first day we got here. And your battle buddies are there for you at the bottom and your drill sergeants are there for you at the top. Face them head on, people are there around you supporting you and encouraging you. You won't have to worry.