Few quitters in Air Force Academy's freshman class

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Air Force Academy basic cadet Monique Hall, right, lands a blow against Alexis White as they compete in the championship round of the Big Bad Basic competition in Jack's Valley Thursday, August 1, 2013. Hall was given the title of Big Bad Basic after winning the pugil stick competition that pits cadets against each other in a one-on-one match where the biggest hits get the most points. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette