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My husband and I are getting ready to PCS. He is a 16.5 year
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Good morning Sir,I'm a LCpl stationed in okinawa. I ran my PFT to
Good morning Sir, I'm a LCpl stationed in okinawa. I ran my PFT today and I got 100 crunches, 18 pull-ups, and a failed run with 28:20. I have never ran anything less than a 24:00. However I have just… read more
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I am an E-3 in the Marine Corps (active) and have been in for
I am an E-3 in the Marine Corps (active) and have been in for 2 1/2 years. I am potentially going to fail my second PFT due to a knee injury. If Admin Separation becomes an issue, can I still qualify … read more
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I just hit my 2 year mark in the Marines. I have never failed
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So it kind of just hit me that Im going to be out of the Marine
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I have been in the Marine Corps for 3 years and up until last year I was a spotless Marine. I injured my foot just before my annual pft and thought I would be ok after a couple weeks of healing since … read more
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My son is not able to keep up with his unit physically, but
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I am currently being admin sepped from the marine corps because
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I hurt my Knee while in the Marine Corps., now i cant run and
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