October 22, 2014. Camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
LCpl. Eliyanna Heilig, center, age 19, waits with other Marines of the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force after completing the half mile run portion of the Combat Fitness Test (CFT). The CFT includes a half mile run, followed by a series of tests that simulate conditions they could encounter in combat situations.
The Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force is a battalion level unit created in an effort to assess Marines...more »