The Navy’s new fitness test is here – What you need to know

Chief Aviation Ordnanceman LaChanda E. Parker, a Recruit Division Commander (RDC) assigned to Officer Training Command Newport (OTCN), R.I., leads Officer Candidate School (OCS) class 16-20 students on a run during battle stations, Aug. 12. After completing battle stations, students enter the final phase of OCS and earn the title of candidate officers where they begin mentoring the new class cycles. OCS develops civilians and fleet Sailors into newly commissioned officers morally, mentally, physically and imbues them with the highest ideals of honor, courage and commitment for service in the fleet as Naval officers.