When Anuradha Bhagwati decided to join the Marine Corps, she knew all about the physical demands that would begin at Officer Candidate School and continue during her time in uniform. If you ask, she'll tell you she chose the Marines because they were the most "extreme" branch of the armed forces.
She thought she was ready for the physical and mental challenges of becoming a Marine. She was wrong.
It's an experience she details in her new book "Unbecoming: A Memoir of Disobedience".