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.
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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