I guess when you enlist with UNSC they train you in hand-to-hand combat, tactics, weapons, and trying not to have a psychotic episode once inserted into cryo-sleep. Not that you have much of a choice, it is the military, and if they tell you lights out then it's lights out.
The blonde, with a decidely ambigous Eastern European accent, seems to have no trouble with cryo-sleep herself. "For me it's like dying and then waking up again."
I would like to move my bunk closer to her bunk. I'm scared of the dark and she seems the nurturing type.