800 METER RUN
15 FOOT ROPE CLIMB, 5 ASCENTS
Veteran LAPD officer and United States Marine Corps Reservist Sergeant Major Robert J Cottle, 45, was killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. RJ joined the Marines at age 18, and the LAPD in 1990. His various LAPD assignments included Hollywood Vice, Southeast Area, LAPD Dive Team and SWAT. He is survived by his wife Emily and daughter Kaila. The LAPD established a trust fund for them.