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APFT Timer and Back-up Timer
From: FM 7-22 October 2012


The timer begins each push-up or sit-up event with the command, “GET SET.” On the command, “GO,” time starts on both the timer’s and back-up timer’s watches. The timer indicates time remaining at one minute (with the command, “ONE MINUTE REMAINING”), 30 seconds (with the command, “30 SECONDS REMAINING”), and counts down the remaining 10 seconds (with the command, “10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, STOP”). The timer begins the 2-mile run assessment with the command, “GET SET.” The 2-mile run time starts on both the timer’s and back-up timer’s watches on the command, “GO.” As Soldiers near the finish line, the timer calls out time in minutes and seconds (for example: “FOURTEEN-FIFTY-EIGHT, FOURTEENFIFTY-NINE, FIFTEEN MINUTES, FIFTEEN-O-ONE”).


From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

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