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July 16, 2018

Fitness Programs Support Marine Corps Readiness

The Marine Corps prides itself on being the world’s finest fighting force. To help the Corps maintain this title, units and individual Marines can take advantage of force fitness instructors and various Semper Fit programs to uphold the Corps’ physical fitness standards.

July 11, 2018

Army Combat Fitness Test Set to Become Test of Record

Army leaders approved a new fitness test designed to better prepare soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to cost savings across the service.

May 8, 2017

Africa-Deployed Sailors Strive to Stay Physically Fit

Sometimes items commonly taken for granted become more significant in the deployed environment. Take, for example, a simple T-shirt.

May 24, 2016

Face of Defense: Airman Sets Lofty Goals in Boxing

Nine times out of 10, hitting someone in the face could land an assault charge. That isn't the case for Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Savage, a successful amateur boxer.

May 16, 2016

Face of Defense: USS Boxer’s ‘Fit Boss’ Focuses on Crew’s Physical Well-Being

The civilian fitness specialist, or "fit boss," aboard the Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Boxer helps sailors and Marines reach new fitness milestones by conducting fitness classes tailored toward promoting a health-conscious lifestyle.

March 2, 2016

Face of Defense: Soldier’s Running Habit is a Marathon Event

Army Sgt. Douglas Long is an ultramarathon runner, and he uses the patience, perseverance and resilience needed to go the distance to motivate and set the example for soldiers around him.

Feb. 1, 2016

Face of Defense: Marine Bags Five-Peak Challenge

Like many before him, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Kenneth Bell learned quickly that being a triathlete isn't about some lofty, beautiful talent -- it's about hard work and dedication.

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