December 8, 2014
Teresa E. Fayak
West Virginia University
Visual Suggestion Audio
|1. WS Dawn over an army barracks||SFX Birds Chirping.|
|2. CU P.A. system||SFX Revelry sound.|
|3. WS Birds fly away.||SFX Bird wings flapping.|
|4. WS push in to army soldiers getting out of bed.||SFX Trash can lids being banged.
|5. CU Soldier #1 getting a quick glance at an ultrasound, stuffing it under his bunk.||CPT Y: Soldiers are the — are the heartbeat.
SFX Stuffing sound.
|6. MS Different shots of soldiers getting dressed quickly.||CPT Z: You’ve got to keep — keep them both mentally and physically healthy.|
|7. WS Soldiers running out of door fully packed up.||CPT Y: Every soldier wants to be a part of the team.|
|8. CU Different shots of Soldiers lined up standing at attention.||CPT Z: I think that’s part of the Army mentality…|
|9. WS of soldiers running towards a mud hole.||CPT Y: every soldier wants to make his mark to either lead the team…
|10. MS of soldiers entering in the mud hole||SFX: Mud splashing.
CPT Y: be a part of the team.
SFX: Soldiers yelling.
|11. CU of soldier #2 with a grimace on face.||CPT Y: The competitive nature of just the Army in general…
|12. MS (Slow Motion) soldier #2 slips into the muddy water.||CPT Y: It’s also a domino effect.
|13. MS (Slow Motion) soldier #3 slips into the muddy water.||CPT Z: it is a domino effect.|
|14. CU Soldier #3 hand grabbing soldier #2.||CPT Y: Once one soldier receives help, he’s willing to help another soldier.|
|15. MS Soldier #3 pulling soldier #2 pulling him up.||CPT Y: they’re the pulse and they’re the tempo of that unit.|
|16. WS Soldiers #2 & #3 running together out of mud hole.||CPT Y: Most cases, most soldiers like to keep their own problems personal.
|17. WS of a field of soldiers running toward swing, stop and jump course.||CPT Z: I think that’s part of the Army mentality; that you don’t want to ask for help.
|18. MS of soldier #1 arriving to the Swing, stop and jump course.||CPT Y: Well, at times. A lot of times it’s — the soldier had to step aside from himself and think of the family.
SFX: Soldier grunts as he crosses.
|19. CU of soldier #1 hands slipping and he falls down.||CPT Z: I think it’s important that we recognize those soldiers that need help.
|20. MS of three commanding officers taking notes.||CPT Y: — when they do need help…. you don’t treat them like cases; you treat them like people.
|21. CU of soldier #1 hands bleeding.
(his left hand has a wedding ring)
|CPT Y: If one soldier is hurting, his friends are going to know about it.
|22. MS of soldier #2 and # 3 coming up behind soldier #1.||CPT Z: …we have the support of our family at home…|
|23. CU of soldier #2 hitting soldier #1 on the back with encouragement.||CPT Y: His friends are going to suffer from it. It’s going to bring down morale.
SFX: Sound of patting on back
|24. MS of soldier #1, #2, #3 all running together.||CPT Z: …but our unit is a family.
SFX: Soldier #1 & #3 in unison, “Come on.”
|25. LS of soldier #1, #2, #3 all running together to Tarzan (Monkey bars)||CPT Y: …you have to really have an honest ear
|26. CU of soldier #1 jumping up to bar.||SFX: Soldier #1 Grunts.|
|27. MS of soldier #2 jumping up to bar.||SFX: Soldier #2 Grunts.
CPT Z: And when one of them is in trouble, we all come to their aid.
|28. LS of soldier #3 jumping up to bar.||SFX: Soldier #3 Grunts.|
|29. WS of all three soldiers in unison crossing the Tarzan.||SFX: Commanding officers compelling them to get across.|
|30. LS of each soldier swinging off the Tarzan.||CPT Y: and an open heart to accept whatever they come with…|
|31. LS of soldiers #1, #2, #3 breaking into a sprint.||SFX: Boots scraping the dirt.
CPT Z: …and try to break that barrier and let them know it’s okay to come forward…
|32. WS of half the platoon at the end.||CPT Y: …You’ve got to be willing to know that you want to help the family.|
|33. MS of soldiers #1, #2, #3 crossing the finish line.||SFX: Soldier clapping.|
|34. WS of inside barracks, all soldiers dressed in street clothes.||SFX: Barracks sound: lockers closing, shoes skidding, people talking.|
|35. MS of soldier #1 walking off base with pregnant wife.||SFX: Birds chirping, cars and army vehicles passing by.|
|36. WS of soldier #1 and wife approach soldier #2 and #3.||Soldier #1: “Honey I’d like you to meet my commanding officer. Lt. Daniels, and Private Gable.”|
|37. MS of soldier #3 extending his hand.||Soldier #3: “Nice to meet you Mrs. Powell.|
|38. CU of soldier #3 and wife’s handshake.||Wife: “Nice to meet you Lt. Daniels, Jack had told me so much about you.”|
|39. WS of soldiers #1, #2, #3, and wife.||CPT Z: …and ask for the help that the Army can provide them.|
|40. CU of soldier #1 looking pensive.||Soldier #1: “Lt. Daniels, I have a problem, can you help out a fellow soldier?”|
|41. MS of soldier #3.||Soldier #3: “Jack, whatever you need.”
|42. WS of soldiers #1, #2, #3, and wife. Pan up to the flag pole with the United States flag and Army flag.||CPT Y: you exhaust all possibilities to get him all the help that’s possible. That’s our approach.