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Physical Fitness Program

Physical Fitness Program

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1. Situation. To provide policy and procedural guidance for implementation
of the Marine Corps Physical Fitness Program (MCPFP), per the references.

2. Cancellation. MCO P6100.12.

3. Mission. This Order establishes procedures for the effective management
of the MCPFP. Commanders will ensure all Marines comply with the
requirements and standards contained in this Order. Policy and procedural
guidance is contained in enclosure (1).

4. Execution
a. Commander’s Intent and Concept of Operations
(1) Commander’s Intent. Every Marine must be physically fit,
regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment, as per reference (a). The
MCPFP emphasizes the requirement for all Marines to adopt a healthy lifestyle
and a lifelong commitment to fitness. This combination has a direct and
positive impact on job performance and combat readiness.

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Michael J. Penney
Michael J. Penney is a former infantryman and Marine Corps Combat Arms instructor. During his eight year career in the Marines, he served with distinction on the battlefields of Ramadi Iraq 2005-2006/ 2007 and Kajaki/Sangin Afghanistan (2011). Learn more about Michael at

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