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Cherry Point leadership test their combat fitness

Col. Chris Pappas III, right, and Sgt. Maj. Benjamin L. Pangborn, left, perform the ammunition can lifts portion of their annual Combat Fitness Test at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Dec. 17. The CFT tests a Marine’s physical fitness level, consisting of an 880-yard sprint, ammunition can lifts and a 300-yard maneuver course testing combat-related tasks. Pappas is Cherry Point’s commanding officer and Pangborn is the station’s sergeant major.



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This work, Cherry Point leadership test their combat fitness, by LCpl Victor Arriaga, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.17.2013

Date Posted:12.23.2013 12:39

Photo ID:1143434

VIRIN:131217-M-FR159-188

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:4.01 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY, NC, US

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