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Jul 11, 2018

Army Combat Fitness Test Set to Become Test of Record

Army Combat Fitness Test Set to Become Test of Record
By Sean Kimmons

Army leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to cost savings across the service.
Pfc. Alex Colliver, foreground, pulls a 90-pound sled 50 meters that simulates the strength needed in pulling a battle buddy out of harm's way during a pilot for the Army Combat Fitness Test, a six-event assessment designed to reduce injuries and replace the current Army Physical Fitness Test.


Published July 11, 2018 at 06:51AM
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