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Patricia Smith works out during a 6a.m. session at the Cross Fit Brigade in North Chattanooga on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Smith is heading to the U.S. Army Ranger Training Assessment program this week which has recently decided to allow a few women to attend testing the waters to determine if females should be allowed to join.