Combat School: A Virtual War?

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC – Wednesday 20 January, 9.30pm

After intense training in Texas, One Platoon, Mike Company returns home to Canada with change in the air. Lt. Cox is promoted to Captain and gets engaged. Meanwhile the soldiers move to the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alberta for the most realistic, complex and technologically advanced part of their deployment preparation. When Captain Cox is called home to attend to his pregnant fiancée, Warrant Officer Rhodenizer must lead One Platoon. Later, the mock Battle of Tanachoy puts Company Commander Oberwarth’s diplomatic and coordination skills to the ultimate test.

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