You won't be able to look at these military training photos without getting sweaty palms
US Air Force
A Royal Thai Marine holds a radiated rat snake during jungle survival training Feb. 19, 2018, in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Thailand.
The photo above shows Master Sgt. Pairoj Prasansai, a Royal Thai Marine and jungle survival training instructor, holding a radiated rat snake during Exercise Cobra Gold 2018.
Allied Marines from the US, South Korea, Thailand, and other countries, learned how to drink snake blood and eat other reptiles and bugs during the jungle survival training aspect of the exercise.
Even when not in the midst of battle or conflict, US service members often find themselves in stressful and strange situations.
Here are 9 more such situations.
Crawling through a tiny tube.
Dangling from a helicopter in the air.
Getting kicked in the groin.
Jumping out of airplanes and opening the chutes at low altitudes.
Getting sprayed in the face with pepper spray.
Floating in dirty water.
Or wading through water under barbed wire.
Remaining still as a snake crawls over you.
Getting choked while your fellow Marine executes a knife strike on your neck.