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AR 600-9 Army Weight Control Program (NEW)[1]

AR 600-9 Army Weight Control Program (NEW)[1]

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Army Regulation 600–9
The ArmyWeight ControlProgram
HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC27 November 2006
 AR 600–9The Army Weight Control ProgramThis rapid action revision, dated 27 November 2006--o Supersedes AR 600-9, dated 1 September 2006.o Reinstates AR 600-9, dated 10 June 1987, until 2 April 2007.o Publishes AR 600-9, dated 27 November 2006, with an effective date of 2 April2007.This rapid action revision, dated 1 September 2006--o Incorporates Department of Defense Instruction 1308.3 (throughoutpublication).o Updates terminology (throughout publication).o Includes statistical data reporting requirement (para 2-14f).o Adds height and weight adjustment table for females (table 3-1)o Adds 1-year requirement for new accessions to meet body fat standards (para 3-2b).o Provides guidance to report percentage body fat in whole numbers (app B).o Includes revised circumference measurement sites for females (para B-5).o Includes revised circumference measurement sites for females (para B-5).o Includes revised methods and instructions for calculating body fat (para B-6,figs B-1 through B-4).o Adds new percent body fat estimation tables for males and females (figs B-5and B-6).o Includes revised illustrations for male and female tape measurements (figs B-7 and B-8).This revision, dated 10 June 1987--o Incorporates Change 1, dated 13 February 1987.o Incorporates Change 2, dated 10 June 1987.
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 e 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 o 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.
Suggested improvements.
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 Reserve.
(Listed by paragraph and page number)
Chapter 1Introduction,
Purpose •1–1,
References 1–2,
Explanation of abbreviations and terms •1–3,
Responsibilities 1–4,
Objectives 1–5,
Chapter 2Responsibilities,
General •2–1,
Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 2–2,
The Surgeon General •2–3,
*This regulation supersedes AR 600–9, dated 6 September 2006.
AR 6009 27 November 2006i

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