August 16 2010
About one-fifth of U.S. Air Force personnel failed new physical fitness standards in July, the first month the standards were used, the Stars & Stripes reports.
The 6,000 airmen who failed -- out of 30,000 active-duty, Guard and Reserve personnel -- have 90 days to try again, said officials.
Air Force officials warned in May that as many as 33 percent could fail the test, extrapolating from an internal audit.
About 40 percent of those who took the test posted scores of at...
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