[QUOTE=KentuckyGirl]with the run, i heard they make you run one less lap, who knows..
it would suck to complete everything at basic, the 10 mile hike etc and fail because of a run.. they prob don't want to do paperwork..[/QUOTE]
that is BS. if you can't pass your pt test, you won't graduate. if you failed the final test, you took a make-up during family day (and thus were not allowed to go hang out with your families). this happened to 2 guys in my platoon. if you failed the make-up, you became a hold-over. this happened to 1 of those guys. the hold-overs basically stay with the company until a new cycle starts, cleaning and getting everything ready. never heard from them again.
we had 3 hold-overs who were still in my company (when my cycle started) who had failed the final pt test. they basically shadowed our platoons, since they had qualified on everything else, and were like assistants to the DSs. When we took a PT test, they took theirs. The first test, two of them passed, and left. The 3rd one didn't pass until our final test. he was a nice guy, but just didn't have the heart to push himself during pt. hadn't seen his wife in 4 or 5 months. it pays to run.
2LT, AL ARNG
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