October 22, 2014. Camp LeJeune, North Carolina.
Cpl. Raquel Mathieu, age 22, center, watches as other Marines of the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force conduct the 30 lbs. ammunition box lift 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...more »