In 2008, Pfc. Charles Curtis's father lost his fight with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Since then, the fear of being complacent has fueled his drive to train to become the best fighter he can.
This feature takes a look at what else drives him on the eve of the biggest Army Combatives tournament of his career.
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