The Occupational Physical Assessment Test matches prospective Soldiers to careers where they are likely to succeed and meet the Army’s needs. The OPAT was developed as a predictive test to assess a recruit’s ability to complete the high physical demands of their military occupational specialty.
Photo Credit: Future Soldiers from the island of Puerto Rico stand in formation during the guidance and educational event conducted by the Puerto Rico Recruiting Activity, 6 Apr. Since 1922 troops and Families from Puerto Rico have answered the Nation’s call in every critical moment of our history, both in the combat and the humanitarian fronts, displaying an unmatched strength of character and determination. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose Babilonia)