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Meet the US Army’s 2021 soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year
“Anyone can be here. Absolutely anybody."
I took the Army Combat Fitness Test. Here’s what I learned
I'm still kind of sore.
How the Army combat fitness test exposes the military’s unhealthy focus on ‘making weight’
“It’s become just a normal part of Army culture and military culture, and that’s not good.”
Servicewomen’s advocacy group says the ACFT could deal ‘irreparable damage’ to the Army
SWAN joins a growing chorus of voices raising concerns over the Army's new fitness test
Lawmakers are mad about the Army’s new fitness test and think the leg tuck is useless
They said they have "considerable concerns regarding the negative impact it may already be having on so many careers"
The new Army Reserve chief is planning to (virtually) crash your staff meetings
“People seeing us doing that — that will spread."
Soldiers will start taking the new Army fitness test in October, but don’t worry — it doesn’t count yet
If you've been struggling with the leg tuck, we have some good news.
Army delays ACFT start date over COVID-19
It's your lucky day, soldier.
New Army Combat Fitness Test
The Army is working on implementing its first gender-neutral Army Combat Fitness Test within the next five years.
Training for the ACFT? There’s now an app for that
"It delivers on all fronts of physical training"
Here’s how you can finally upgrade your baby-wipe shower
There's nothing like the smell of a long workout poorly masked by the powdery fresh scent of a baby wipe....
The first Army unit has received its ACFT equipment
Soldiers will start being scored on the ACFT in October 2020.
The Army is facing a major performance divide in its new combat fitness test
It may take up to five years to finalize the standards for the Army Combat Fitness Test as the service struggles to address the performance gap between male and female soldiers on the service's first-ever gender-neutral fitness assessment
A 43-year-old paratrooper with stage 3 kidney disease just hit the max ACFT score
"A lot of people look at me and think, 'Oh, this dude's just a meathead' ... but I'm part of the population that a lot of providers are worried about."
This officer candidate just maxed the new ACFT, so step up your game
A senior drill sergeant said the "special sauce" is "hard work and motivation."
Army leaders aren’t worried about the ACFT, despite women failing at an astronomical rate
Time to work it.
The entire Army is going to start doing the new ACFT, but the scores won’t count until next year
Good luck out there.
Implementing new PT standards may hurt Army readiness. The service should learn from how US allies pulled it off
After nearly two decades of grinding low-intensity conflict, the U.S. military is shifting to focus on near-peer competition — and tailoring its physical fitness requirements accordingly.
The Army is developing an alternate combat fitness test for soldiers with permanent injuries
Injured soldiers could be rowing instead of running.
The Army National Guard is shelling out for some sweet fitness gear to help your lazy ass get in shape
Perhaps have a salad tonight?