It is that glorious time of the year again where freshmen university students from across China participate in mandatory military training. This time it was new students at the Zhengzhou Institute of Aeronautical Industry Management that were tested in one of the PLA’s signature training regimens.
Students were made to stand, march and sit while balancing a bottle of water on their heads. Because, as the PLA has found out through years of experience, being in the military is a lot like being in a beauty pageant.
As the bottle falls so too do the hopes and the dreams of the Chinese nation.
Other students around China were allowed to train and develop less useful skills like knife fighting.
Fortunately, no other students have had to train their running in the hot sun while wrapped up in a blanket and wearing a plastic bucket for a hat skills.
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