Note: This timeline is a work in progress and takes into account all the open source material that is currently available on the Army.mil website and my understanding of how these fitness test changes work
2006 – First announcement that the Army was moving from their APFT to a Combat Fitness Test.
2017 – Nearly eleven years later the Army made a second announcement and decided that they are in fact moving forward with a “combat” focused physical fitness test.
August 2017 – The First Pilot Program at Joint BaseLewis-McCord Washington where National Guard and 75 Ranger Regiment troops gave it a try.
FUTURE PROPOSED TIMELINE
2018 – Pilot program at the following bases: ________
2018 – FM xxx is updated
2019 – Continue pilot at the additional bases: ______
2020 – Full implementation of the Army Combat Readiness Test