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    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits take initial strength test on Parris Island

    Photo Gallery: Marine recruits take initial strength test on Parris Island

    Photo By Sgt. Caitlin Brink | Rct. Tyra Benson, Platoon 4036, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, performs...... read more read more

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    08.12.2013

    Story by Cpl. Caitlin Brink 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island

    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.

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    Date Taken: 08.12.2013
    Date Posted: 08.12.2013 14:36
    Story ID: 111827
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 
    Hometown: BEAR, DE, US
    Hometown: EL PASO, TX, US
    Hometown: ST. CHARLES, IL, US

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