02 Apr '13, 8pm

Fitness specialist airman, others defend tape test

The airmen calling for demise of the abdominal waist circumference measure are numerous and loud, but not all think the tape test is unfair. Senior Airman Jeffrey Poovey has seen airmen at their best and their worst while taking the Air Force physical training test, and he says it's time for some airmen to own up to their shortcomings. The former active-duty enlisted airman, now a reservist and fitness specialist at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., said he's conducted fitness tests and he's worked in the fitness assessment cell. He believes Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody would be shocked at the things he's seen from people who clearly hadn't worked out at all before their test, including those who figure they only need to hit the minimums, and then fail the test by one or two pushups. “When they fail the test, they're going to tell you the worst-case sc...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20130402/CAREERS/304...

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