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Apr. 13, 2014 - 06:00AM   |  

This week’s Army Times has the surprising request from soldiers across the service: add pullups to the PT test.

They say pullups are a simple way to measure strength and prepare troops for combat — and that they are a better measure of overall fitness than the pushup.

Find out more by picking up your copy, available starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary.

Other top stories inside:

■ Find out the best companies to work for once you’re out of uniform, with tips on transferring your skills and getting hired.

■ Think your medical records are private? Think again.

■ Should certain troops be allowed to carry weapons on base? Several soldiers speak out.

You’ll find these stories and more on newsstands this week.

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