HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC27 November 2006
The Army Weight Control Program*Army Regulation 600–9
Effective 2 April 2007
This publication is a rapid actionr e v i s i o n . T h e p o r t i o n s a f f e c t e d b y t h i sr a p i d a c t i o n r e v i s i o n a r e l i s t e d i n t h esummary of change.
Sum mary .
T his r e gu l atio n imp l emen t s
guidance in Department of Defense In-s t r u c t i o n 1 3 0 8 . 3 , w h i c h e s t a b l i s h e s aweight control program and guidance forbody fat standards in the services.
This regulation applies tot h e A c t i v e A r m y , t h e A r m y N a t i o n a lGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unlessotherwise stated. During mobilization, theproponent may modify chapters and poli-cies contained in the regulation.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is theDeputy Chief of Staff, G–1. The DeputyChief of Staff, G–1 has the authority toapprove exceptions or waivers to this reg-ulation that are consistent with controllinglaw and regulations. The Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 may delegate this approval au-t h o r it y , i n w ri t i n g , t o a d i v is i o n c h i ef
within the proponent agency or its directreporting unit or field operating agency inthe grade of colonel or the civilian equiv-alent. Activities may request a waiver tothis regulation by providing justificationthat includes a full analysis of the ex-pected benefits and must include formalreview by the activity’s senior legal offi-cer. All waiver requests will be endorsedby the commander or senior leader of therequesting activity and forwarded throughhigher headquarters to the policy propo-n e n t . R e f e r t o A R 2 5 - 3 0 f o r s p e c i f i cguidance.
Army management control process.
This regulation contains management con-trol provisions but does not identify keym a n a g e m e n t c o n t r o l s t h a t m u s t b eevaluated.
Su ppl ementation .
Supplementa tion of
this regulation and establishment of com-mand and local forms are prohibited with-out prior approval from the DCS, G–1( D A P E – H R I ) , 3 0 0 A r m y P e n t a g o n ,Washington, DC 20310.
Users areinvited to send comments and suggestedimprovements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-m e n d e d C h a n g e s t o P u b l i c a t i o n s a n dBlank Forms) directly to the DCS, G–1( D A P E – H R I ) , 3 0 0 A r m y P e n t a g o n ,Washington, DC 20310.
This publication is availa-ble in electronic media only and is in-tended for command levels A, B, C, D,and E for the Active Army, the ArmyNational Guard/Army National Guard of the Uni t e d S t a tes , a n d t h e U .S . A rm y
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Explanation of abbreviations and terms •1–3,
Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 •2–2,
The Surgeon General •2–3,
*This regulation supersedes AR 600–9, dated 6 September 2006.
AR 600–9 • 27 November 2006i