October 21, 2014. Camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
LCpl. Eduardo Arenas Matos, age 20, runs on a treadmill as research assistants of the University of Pittsburgh measure his oxygen and blood lactate levels. Levels are rechecked throughout the test to see how the Marine's body processes lactate and oxygen under physical stress.
The Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force is a battalion level unit created in an effort to assess Marines in a series of physical and medical tests to...more »