Achieving APFT promotion points success is an opportunity for extra promotion points to accelerate your career and get promoted to E-5 and E-6 faster.
APFT Promotion Points (The Fundamentals)
For advancement to Sergeant / E-5 the APFT provides the opportunity to grab up to 180 total promotion points while competing for SSG / E-6 can provide up to 145. This represents 23% and 18% of the 800 total available points respectively.
For an overall deeper look at the Army Promotion Point system and the different ways you can rack up points, here are two prior articles I posted:
Points required for Army promotion to E-5
Points required for Army promotion to E-6
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