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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C. Army leaders are kicking out the requirement that soldiers do at least one leg tuck as part of the new physical fitness test, after finding many troops — particularly women — were unable to do the exercise that requires them to raise their knees while hanging from a bar.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Army revamps fitness exam, kicks out leg tuck requirement

Army leaders are kicking out the requirement that soldiers do at least one leg tuck as part of the new physical fitness test.

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AP Photo/Gerry BroomeIn this Jan. 8, 2019, photo,  U.S Army troops in training to become instructors, participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C. The new test is designed to be a more accurate test of combat readiness than the present requirements. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Army aims for more combat-ready troops with new fitness test

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