October 22, 2014. Camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
SSgt. Jamil Alkattan, right, times a Marine in the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force as he participates in the belly crawl portion of the Combat Fitness Test (CFT). The CFT includes a half mile run, followed by a series of timed physical 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 »