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Policy and Standards Division (CG-1331)

Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual COMDTINST M1020.8H

**ALCOAST 456/13 has been released which has requirements for members who exceed max allowable body fat standards.

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    Weight Manual Revision Training Slides

    Weight Manual Frequently Asked Questions - Revised 25 October 2013

    Proper Technique to Obtain Body Fat Measurements (Photographic Examples)

    Summary of Changes 

    Link to revised Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual

    Weight and Body Fat Screening Process Flowchart

    "Best Practices" - Sample Forms for Unit Use

    Link to Cancellation Message Templates

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    Last Modified 1/12/2016