The Army Weight Control Program
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-To inform you about the:
Phase 1: IDENTIFICATION
Phase 2: VERIFICATION
Phase 3: INITIATION
Phase 4: FOLLOW UP
Commanders and supervisors will monitor and evaluate all soldiers under their command to insure proper weight and body composition by:
Once the soldier(s) have been identified who did not meet the height and weight table as well as the body fat standards the commander and/or supervisors will:
If no medical condition is found the commander will:
Commanders and supervisors will accomplish on a monthly basis:
Example of correct percent body fat measurements for a male. All measurements are recorded on DA Form 5500-R
Example of correct percent body fat measurements for a female. All measurements are recorded on DA Form 5501-R
Phase 1: Identification Phase 2: Evaluation
Phase 3: Initiate Phase 4: Follow up
-It is up to each individual soldier to meet the standards but as leaders it is up to us to provide educational and other motivational programs to encourage personnel to attain and maintain proper weight and body fat standards.