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I was dropped from CLI due to an expired APFT–will I be promoted once that’s fixed?

I was on the CLI for June, but did not get my promotion because my APFT had expired. I got it fixed and my PPW now says I am eligible. Will I still get promoted?

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That’s a tricky question. The date of the APFT that was inputted would have to be taken into consideration–especially if there was a gap. An issue like this would have to go to HRC and the most accurate answer would come from them.

Work with your S1 on this one and make sure to provide details of your APFT including the date the new one was entered into the system and the date the last one expired.

Professional recommendation: keep up with everything regarding your promotion. It’s YOUR promotion and simple occurences can sometimes be a deal breaker. I hate to see deserving Soldiers get passed up for promotion due to technicalities that could have been prevented.

posted on 06/26/2012 under Q&A
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Mac Arthur D. "Mackie" Ocampo is a full-time Active Duty Sergeant First Class and has served in the Army for 10 years to date with 9 years of service as a Human Resources Specialist. Currently, he serves in the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Mackie has served in Korea, Ft. Carson, CO, twice in Afghanistan, and twice in Iraq accumulating over 59 months of overseas service. He believes that the "personnel" aspect of a Soldier's career is a big factor in their morale and readiness and is determined to assist Soldiers in their professional development by providing sound advice and clarification of ongoing policies, regulations, and procedures.

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