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What It Takes to Become One of Marine Corps’ Elite

May 30, 2020

Leslie Saxon, Executive Director of the Center for Body Computing conducted a study to determine why so many Marine candidates were dropping out. Her study “sought to continuously quantify the mental and physical status of trainees of an elite United States military unit [Recon Marines] to identify novel predictors of success or failure in successive training classes performed on land and in water.” The results of the study are fascinating.

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