11 Aug '18, 12pm

The Corps' Most Jacked Marines Can Soon Get a Trophy From the Commandant

The Corps' Most Jacked Marines Can Soon Get a Trophy From the Commandant

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO , Va. -- Do you even lift, bro? Marine PT studs are finally about to get some recognition outside the gym, as service leaders begin handing out individual and unit-level awards to the fittest leathernecks around. Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has signed off on a plan to give Marines who earn perfect 300s on their combat and physical fitness tests certificates of commendation. The top general will also honor the unit or squadron with best overall combined PFT and CFT scores with a trophy for Superior Fitness at an annual awards ceremony. "I think it's a way to challenge the Marines on an individual level, but also to bring some unit cohesion to it and really get commanders behind the program so they know, 'If my unit does well enough, we might be recognized by the commandant as the unit [for] superior fitness across the Marine Corps,'" said Col. S...

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