WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM Instructor MSG

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WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM • Instructor: MSG MARTIN • Purpose: To inform all soldiers of

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM • Instructor: MSG MARTIN • Purpose: To inform all soldiers of the requirements and procedures involved in the weight control program. • References: AR 600 -9, 10 June 1987 9 th RRC Policy Letter FM 21 -20, 30 September 1992

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SEMI-ANNUAL WEIGH IN • At minimum, all personnel will be weighed

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SEMI-ANNUAL WEIGH IN • At minimum, all personnel will be weighed when they take the record APFT OR at least every 6 months • All measurements taken in PT uniform • No requirement to weigh in after each APFT

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM TAPING PROCEDURES • Re-measure height measurement to nearest ¼ inch. •

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM TAPING PROCEDURES • Re-measure height measurement to nearest ¼ inch. • Follow procedures for determining Male and Female body Composition in AR 600 -9, Appendix B.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM FAILURE TO MEET BODY COMPOSITION STANDARDS Soldiers will be: • •

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM FAILURE TO MEET BODY COMPOSITION STANDARDS Soldiers will be: • • • Flagged Counseled Provided weight reduction counseling Formally enrolled in WCP Weighed Monthly

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SCREENING PROCESS MEETS HT/WT TABLE No Yes No Meets Body Fat

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SCREENING PROCESS MEETS HT/WT TABLE No Yes No Meets Body Fat STD No Medical ** Problem No 1. ENT WCP 2. FLAG 3. NUTRITION COUNSELING A Appearance Satisfactory Yes No Action Required Yes Medical ** Treatment ** Identified During Evaluation Required When Para 18 C Applies All Others Proceed To Next Step

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM WEIGHT CONTROL ACTIONS A WT Loss In Any 2 Consecutive Months

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM WEIGHT CONTROL ACTIONS A WT Loss In Any 2 Consecutive Months Yes Sat * Progress In 6 Months Meets Body Fat STD Yes No No Medical Problem Yes A Medical Treatment Meets Body Fat STD Start/Continue In WCP 2. Lift Flag No No A Yes 1. Remove from WCP. Yes No Consider Separation No Below HT/WT Table Yes A * Satisfactory Progress Is: Loss Of 3 to 8 Pounds Per Month

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS • Unsatisfactory progress after any two consecutive monthly weigh-ins.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS • Unsatisfactory progress after any two consecutive monthly weigh-ins. • May be referred by the commander or supervisor to health care personnel for evaluation or re-evaluation. • Unable to determine a medical reason for lack of weight loss, the commander or supervisor will inform the individual thata. Progress is unsatisfactory. b. Individual is subject to separation.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS • After a period of dieting and/or exercise for

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM UNSATISFACTORY PROGRESS • After a period of dieting and/or exercise for 6 months soldiers who have not made satisfactory progress will be processed as follows: a. No medical reason to cause overweight condition, the individual will be subject to separation.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SATISFACTORY PROGRESS • Personnel will be continued in a WCP after

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM SATISFACTORY PROGRESS • Personnel will be continued in a WCP after the initial 6 -month period if theya. Still exceed the body fat standard. b. Made satisfactory progress toward their weight loss or are at or below the screening table weight

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM RE-ENTRY INTO THE WCP • Following removal from a WCP if

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM RE-ENTRY INTO THE WCP • Following removal from a WCP if the individual exceeds the screening table weight and the body composition standard within 36 months, the following will apply: a. Occurred within 12 months from the date of the previous removal from WCP and no medical reason, subject to separation. b. After the 12 month, but within 36 months from the date of the previous removal from WCP and no medical reason, individual allowed 90 days to meet the standards. c. Soldiers entered/reentered in a WCP after pregnancy, prolonged treatment, or hospitalization will be considered to be in a new WCP.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM MEDICAL EVALUATION • Request a medical evaluation when the soldier has

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM MEDICAL EVALUATION • Request a medical evaluation when the soldier has a medical limitation, pregnant, or requested by unit commander. • If an underlying or associated disease process is diagnosed health care personnel willa. Prescribe treatment to alleviate the condition and return personnel to their unit. b. Hospitalize individual’s for necessary treatment (AD). USAR soldiers referred to personal physician at soldiers expense. c. Determine whether the individual’s condition is medically disqualifying for continued service.

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM INDIVIDUAL GOALS • A 5% zone below the screening table weight

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM INDIVIDUAL GOALS • A 5% zone below the screening table weight ceiling is suggested as a help to soldiers in targeting their personal weight at a level which will minimize the probability of exceeding the screening table weight. • All personnel are encouraged to achieve the more stringent DOD-wide goal. { Males-20%, Females-26%}

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM QUESTIONS?

WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAM QUESTIONS?