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1

What regulation covers Army Body Composition Program?

AR 600-9

2

What is the primary objective of ABCP?

All soldiers achieve and maintain well being and performance

3

What is the secondary objective of ABCP?

Establish and maintain operational readiness, physical fitness, health and a professional military appearance.

4

What are the exemptions of ABCP

-Major limb loss
-Pregnant and post partum
- New recruits 180 days to achieve and maintain regulation

5

What is recommended to commanders for H/W, in regards to APFT?

Minimum of 7 days between APFT and weigh in

6

What does the ABCP offer?

-Exercise guidance IAW FM 7-22
-Nutritional Counseling
-Behavioral modifications

7

What actions will take place if a soldier is found to be out of compliance with AR 600-9?

-Soldier must be counseled within 3 working days - commander will initiate DA 268-Soldier will write a memo to the commander-Soldier will write Soldier Action Plan
- acknowledge reading US Army Public Heath command T.G.358
-provide date and time of nutritional counseling -approach in which soldier will achieve goals

8

How is progress monitored on the ABCP?

- Every 30 days
- Commander will provide additional support and guidance as needed

9

What is considered satisfactory progress on the ABCP?

- A Loss of 3-8 pounds a month And/or
- A loss of 1% body fat

10

What is considered unsatisfactory progress on the ABCP?

-Less that satisfactory for two consecutive months-If after 6 months the soldier still exceeds standards and less than satisfactory for 3 months (does not have to be consecutive)

11

What happens if a soldier is found to exceed standards (AR 600-9) within 12 months of removal?

If no know medical cause/condition, commander may initiate separation

12

What happens if a soldier is found to exceed standards (AR 600-9) 12-36 months after removal?

If no medical cause/condition soldier will be re-enrolled and have 90 days to meet the standard, if standards are not met within 90 days separation may be initiated by commander

13

How does pregnancy affect ABCP?

- if soldier is flagged and becomes pregnant, she will remain flagged
- if re-entered after pregnancy she will become a first time entry
-she is exempt for duration of pregnancy and 180 days following delivery

14

What is the allowed Body Fat % for 17-20 Y/O soldiers?

Males - 20%Females - 30%

15

What is the allowed Body Fat % for 21 - 27 Y/O soldiers?

Males - 22%Females - 32%

16

What are the Key components for ABCP?

-Decreased 500 calories/day
-Increased physical activity
-Behavioral modifications

17

What are the two elements of the human body?

1. Lean Body Mass- includes muscle, bone, and essential organ tissue.
2. Body Fat

18

How does Body Composition contribute to mission requirements?

Body composition is one indicator of physical readiness