The Army Combat Fitness Test: Everything A Soldier Needs to Know
Portland Police Department Recruits Struggle With Physical Fitness Test
In 2020, The Army will introduce a brand new combat readiness physical test for Soldiers. The test comes after six years of research on improving Soldier combat readiness. Outside of Army ranks and military blogs, few people are aware of this momentous change to U.S. Army fitness standards.
There remains one issue which Portland Officer Kate Phelan notes is the most daunting to turning applicants into officers: the physical fitness assessment.