Army Regulation 600–9: The Army Weight Control Program
- Chapter 1 Introduction
- Chapter 2 Responsibilities
- General • 2–1
- Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 • 2–2
- The Surgeon General • 2–3
- Deputy Chief of Staff, G–4 • 2–4
- Chief, National Guard Bureau • 2–5
- Chief, Army Reserve • 2–6
- Commanders of major Army commands • 2–7
- Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command • 2–8
- School commandants • 2–9
- Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command • 2–10
- Commanders of major medical commands • 2–11
- Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Components Personnel Center • 2–12
- Individuals • 2–13
- Commanders and supervisors • 2–14
- Health care personnel • 2–15
- Designated unit fitness trainer or training noncommissioned officers • 2–16
- Chapter 3 Proper Weight Control
- Standard Methods for Determining Body Fat Using Body Circumferences, Height, and Weight
- Nutrition Guide to the Weight Control Program
- Table List
- Table 3–1: Weight for height table (screening table weight)
- Table 3–2: Maximum allowable percent body fat standards
- Table C–1: Nutrition
- Table C–2: Diet structures
- Table C–3: Nutrient-calories guide
- Table C–4: Vitamins–minerals–water
- Table C–5: High-calorie, low-nutrient foods
- Table C–6: Equal measurements
- Table C–7: Alcohol calories
- Table C–8: Sample calorie chart
- Table C–9: Weight control—a personal choice
- Table C–10: Comparison of regular and TRIMM meals
- Table C–11: Sample 1200-calorie menu
- Table C–12: Sample 1500-calorie menu
- Figure List
- Figure 3–1: Sample correspondence for weight control program
- Figure 3–2: Flow process guide for screening and weight control actions (applies to all personnel: officers, warrant officers, and enlisted)
- Figure B–1: Sample DA Form 5500
- Figure B–2: Instructions for completing DA Form 5500
- Figure B–3: Sample DA Form 5501
- Figure B–4: Instructions for completing DA Form 5501
- Figure B–5: Percent fat estimates for males
- Figure B–6: Percent fat estimates for females
- Figure B–7: Male tape measurement illustration
- Figure B–8: Female tape measurement illustration
- Figure C–1: Weight maintenance formula
- Figure C–2: Weight loss formula
- Army Weight Control Program Glossary
The Army Weight Control Program
History. This publication is a rapid action revision. The portions affected by this rapid action revision are listed in the summary of change.
Summary . This regulation implements guidance in Department of Defense Instruction 1308.3, which establishes a weight control program and guidance for body fat standards in the services.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. During mobilization, the proponent may modify chapters and policies contained in the regulation.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1. The Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity’s senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.
Army management control process.
This regulation contains management control provisions but does not identify key management controls that must be evaluated.
Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the DCS, G–1 (DA PE–HRI), 300 Army Pentagon , Washington, DC 20310.
Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to the DCS, G–1 (DAPE–HRI ), 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310.
Distribution. This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels A, B, C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve.