Army Retains APFT, Rejects APRT For Now



Peter Smith
08/28/2012

The Army will retain its current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), opting not to implement a five-event Army Physical Readiness Test (APRT),which had been proposed by the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC ) and was in its trial phases. "We anticipate that the baseline Soldier physical readiness study, linked to Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, may generate new information that affects how we develop and test physical fitness," said TRADOC Command Sgt. M...
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