Posted: Nov 19, 2014 2:53 pm
by Sendraks
tolman wrote:Certainly, if the harder tests are being faced at a point where recruits are still meaningfully improving in physical capabilities, that would tend to skew the tests to some extent in favour of people who by some combination of nature and prior appropriate training were in a position to pass the tests at an early stage in their Marine training.

For the purposes of the IFC, having troops who can pass the tests earlier in their career is probably advantageous in terms of having people who will be in their physical prime for longer maybe?