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Pvt. Melisa Baker of Apple Valley, California and other Marines rest... News PhotoCamp Lejeune,Conflict,Infantry,Military,North Carolina - State,Politics,US Military,USA,Vertical,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCAMP LEJEUNE, NC - FEBRUARY 22: Pvt. Melisa Baker (front) of Apple Valley, California and other Marines rest following a 10 kilometer training hike carrying a 55 pound pack during Marine Combat Training (MCT) on February 22, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Since 1988 all non-infantry enlisted male Marines have been required to complete 29 days of basic combat skills training at MCT after graduating from boot camp. MCT has been required for all enlisted female Marines since 1997. About six percent of enlisted Marines are female. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)