Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participating in the Soldier, NCO of the quarter and Audie Murphy board, begin the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test, at forward operating base Salerno, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. (U.S. Army/Sgt. Justin A. Moeller)

Soldiers won't have to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial training

The Army has suspended a rule requiring new enlisted soldiers and officers to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test to graduate initial military training through next year

Sgt. Michael Poindexter, a Paratrooper assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist Brigade), closes in on the finish line of a two-mile run during an Army Physical Fitness Test April 18, 2010.

How to crush your two-mile run like an Olympian

Of all the events that make up the Army Combat Fitness Test, the two-mile run generally causes soldiers the most grief.

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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.