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The minimum standards for passing the Initial Strength Test are as follows:

Male Female
     
2 Pull Ups   Flexed Arm Hange - 12 seconds
35 Sit Ups (2 minutes)   35 Sit Ups (2 Minutes)
1.5 Mile Run - 13:30   1 Mile Run - 10:30

In Accordance with Marine Corps Order (MCO) P1100.72B - MILITARY PERSONNEL ROCUREMENT MANUAL, VOLUME 2, ENLISTED PROCUREMENT, paragraph 3274, all Marine Corps recruits, male and female, requiring recruit training (boot camp) are required to pass the IST prior to shipping to recruit training. All Marine Corps recruits who do not require recruit training will pass the standard Marine Corps PFT (President's Own excluded).

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