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When a member of the United States Army weighs more than the Army’s acceptable weight standards, a tape test is administered to determine body fat
Army body fat calculator There are several regulations you must meet to join the US Military. There are also different requirements between the branches of service which can make it hard to know if you should apply and where.
The following are the Army height, weight and body fat requirements for enlistment.
This handout will provide you with general information concerning Chapter 18, AR 635-200, Failure to Meet Body Fat Standards. You can find further information in AR
Physical Fitness Standards for the United States Army,
BODY COMPOSITION Fat vs. Muscle. Body Composition is the amount of body fat a Soldier has in comparison to their total body mass. To be eligible to enlist in the Army, you must meet the height and weight requirements for your age and height.
U.S. Army weight standards call for male soldiers to meet varying weight and body fat requirements, depending on their ages.
SUMMARY of CHANGE AR 600–9 The Army Body Composition Program This major revision, dated 28 June 2013-o Changes the name of the regulation from the Army Weight Control Program to the
Department of Defense goal: 18% body fat for males, and 26% body fat for females.* After meeting the initial qualifications, a person’s body fat will be measured periodically. Those who fail to meet the requirements may be put on a mandatory weight loss program and may be subject to administrative