November Company recruits improve physical training

November Company recruits improve physical training
November Company recruits improve physical training
November Company recruits improve physical training
November Company recruits improve physical training
November Company recruits improve physical training

Recruit Ashleigh Wall, Platoon 4020, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, looks to her senior drill instructor for instruction during a dynamic warm-up April 29, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Combat conditioning is one of the main objectives of recruit training. Wall is a 20-year-old native of Madison, Tenn. November Company is scheduled to graduate July 5, 2013.

Recruit Latrice Peterson, Platoon 4021, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, pulls herself over a log on the battalion's obstacle course April 29, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits endure numerous physical training sessions throughout boot camp to build them up to the Corps' fitness standards. Peterson is a 19-year-old native of Chickasha, Okla.

Recruit Ashleigh Wall, Platoon 4020, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, pushes herself off a bar on the battalion's obstacle course during a physical training session April 29, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Physical fitness promotes unit cohesion and combat readiness in the Marine Corps. Wall is a 20-year-old native of Madison, Tenn.

Recruit Breanna Nicklow, Platoon 4020, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, struggles to lift her legs around a bar during the company's physical training session April 25, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Nicklow is a 21-year-old native of Newport, N.C. Physical training sessions are intended to help the recruits prepare for their physical fitness test, combat fitness test and career as a Marine.

SSgt Latoya Moffett, senior drill instructor for Platoon 4020, November Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion, leads her recruits in warm-up exercises April 29, 2013, on Parris Island, S.C. Recruits endure numerous physical training sessions throughout boot camp to build them up to the Corps' fitness standards. Moffett is a 29-year-old native of Ocilla, Ga.