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Soldier is on a temporary profile with an alternate event. He was given a “For Record” APFT & passed then he was told the test did not count- Can they do that?

Top I think my leadership is not applying the regulation correctly. I have a Soldier on temporary profile. The Soldier is authorized to take an alternate event for the APFT. He was given a "For Record" APFT after the Soldier passed the test the Soldier was told the Test did not count because he was on a Temporary Profile. Can you shed some light on this...I don't think this is right.

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It depends.  There are several gates that need to be met in order to an APFT to be considered a “Valid FOR RECORD” test
The doctrine that covers APFT testing are AR 350-1 and FM 7-22.
What constitutes a “FOR RECORD” Test?

1.  The APFT must be announced as a RECORD TEST at the beginning of the test.  If  the test was marked as a Record test on the APFT form they cannot go back and change the status of the test, if the test meets all requirements.  In addition to be considered a Record test, the APFT must be completed within a certain time frame. For specifics see the extracts of AR 350-1 below:

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