Air Force Physical Fitness Requirements

It is suggested that you be able to complete the minimum Graduation Standards before reporting to Basic Military Training. Recruits that exceed the minimum standards are awarded and recognized upon graduation.

The three Physical Fitness Test events are one minute of push-ups, one minute of sit-ups, and a timed 1.5 mile run.

Graduation Fitness Standards for Males

Standard 1.5 Mile Run Push-Ups Sit-Ups Pull-Ups
Liberator (minimum) 11.57 45 50 0
Thunderbolt 9:30 55 60 5
Warhawk 8:55 65 70 10

Liberator: minimum graduation standard
Thunderbolt: honor graduate standard
Warhawk: extraordinary – highest standard

Graduation Fitness Standards for Females

Standard 1.5 Mile Run Push-Ups Sit-Ups Pull-Ups
Liberator (minimum) 14.21 27 50 0
Thunderbolt 12:00 32 55 2
Warhawk 10:55 40 60 5

*A one minute time interval is used for push-ups, sit-ups and pull-ups for both Mal and Females.

Liberator: minimum graduation standard
Thunderbolt: honor graduate standard
Warhawk: extraordinary – highest standard

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