News: Photo Gallery: Marine recruits take initial strength test on Parris Island
Story by Cpl. Caitlin Brink
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits of Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, took their initial strength test Aug. 9, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C.
The minimum physical fitness requirements for female recruits to begin training are 44 crunches in two minutes, a 12-second flexed-arm hang and a 1 1/2-mile run in 15 minutes. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Nov. 1, 2013.