This response is provided based on the information you shared and should not be used as the sole source for making a decision. You should seek guidance from the chain of command, IG, JAG or other certified agencies before making any decisions. How you chose to use this information is totally up to you and is your sole responsibility. This appears to be a catch 22. The APFT is no longer (according to our understanding), valid as a test. However, the ACFT is not currently being used to validate fitness. Therefore I would suggest that this is a common sense leadership issue about doing what is right for the Soldier. Have the Soldier take one or the other and remove the flag. I would think the ACFT would be the proper course of action since the SMA wants as many Soldiers as possible to take the test to collect data. Bottom-line: Keeping a Soldier flagged in a Catch 22 situations is not appropriate. Treat the Soldier the way you would want to be treated: With empathy and compassion….it pay dividends in the future. CHECKOUT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: Mentor Military https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0IXu7SmA2wLoPrNAUfSZA Hope this helps to some degree. FOLLOW US Facebook/Twitter/Newsletter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MentorMilitary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Asktop/ Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/bjcYH YOUTUBE: Mentor Military https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0IXu7SmA2wLoPrNAUfSZA Twitter: https://twitter.com/AskTOP Websites:
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