Fisher, right, waits for a medical exam with other recruits at the Denver Military Entrance Processing Station on June 18, 2007. They took the oath of enlistment and later that day, Fisher rode a bus from the Atlanta airport to Fort Benning, where his new life the Army began. Over the next 3 days, he filled out forms. He stood in formation. - And he joined in the constant repetition of the Soldier's Creed: "...I will always place the mission first; I will never accept defeat; I will never quit; I will never leave a fallen comrade...."