Yea, that's the reason I was asking- OSO told us yesterday that there were only 2 ground openings left between the 5 guys that were supposed to go in Jan but got rolled over to May. So he basically told us that whoever had the highest PFT scores was going. All the new guys that started the process since Jan are going to have to wait 'til Oct. I decided to go Air If you're having a hard time with running consistency, get on an elliptical. I pushed myself as hard as I could for 2 months on the elliptical 4 days a week when I had shin splints and I dropped my time from 23:00-20:45. Some plyometric work helped too- anything you can do to develop your cardio. Not sure if you're registered on marineocs.com but there's a ton of good PFT tips on there.