Troops will have to attempt to pass the leg tuck before performing the plank event, which requires the soldier to balance on their elbows and toes, arms forward, hands not touching and the body must maintain a relatively straight line for a minimum of two minutes.
The other main difference between the ACFT 2.0 and the original plan is that scores will not count against most soldiers if they are unable to pass until Army senior leaders decide the time is right to fully implement the new fitness test.
The original plan was for soldiers to take and pass the ACFT after Oct. 1, SMA Michael Grinston explained, adding that the feeling had been, ＇If you fail it, you've got to get out of the Army.＇ There will not be any adverse actions if you don't pass, Grinston stressed.
Sergeant Major of the Army.
Soldiers in general.
The enemy fell back because their troops were tired and demoralized.