The U.S. Marine Corps has announced three major changes to MCO 6100.3A affecting the standard Physical Fitness and Combat Fitness Tests, beginning January 1, 2019 for the PFT and July 1, 2019 for the CFT to increase the Corps' overall physical fitness. Three minutes will be the new rest period. This is to make the CFT more challenging. Marines will need to meet more than the minimum requirement in at least one event in order to receive a passing score. The minimum passing score has also increased and will now be 150 for both tests. The minimum and maximum pull-ups for female Marines has also increased. For more details, see this Military.com article: 3 Ways the Marines Are Making Their Fitness Test Tougher in 2019.
Marine Corps Changes Fitness Tests
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