Release Date: July 9th, 2008
DVD Release Date: September 15th, 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min
American soldiers train in a mock Iraqi village in California's Mojave Desert.
It is up to each viewer to decide if the Mojave project is a stroke of genius or a very expensive boondoggle. show more
It's all a bit bizarre. One soldier tellingly calls it "one big reality TV show," and the movie never makes clear whether such training does any good. show more
The title, by the way, is age-old slang for a soldier's complete combat gear, which for the U.S. soldiers in Iraq -- both real and otherwise -- weighs over 50 pounds. show more