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TDS Services For Soldiers Facing Physical Fitness Or Weight Control-Based Separations
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The Army requires the initiation of separation proceedings against any Soldier  who has failed two consecutive record APFTs.  Similarly, there are strict requirements for height and weight standards, which may be enforced if a Soldier fails to progress after being flagged for obesity.  However, this does not mean that the Soldier will, in fact, be separated. Similarly, there are a host of programs available to Soldiers battling issues with physical  readiness.  You should talk to your assigned TDS attorney in evaluating the options available to you.

Legal Memoranda, References and Services

NGR 635-101, Fitness

FM 7-22, Army Physical Readiness Training

FM 21-20 / TC 3-22.20, Army Physical Readiness Training

AR 600-8-2, Suspension of Favorable Personnel Actions

AR 635-200, Para. 13-2(e), Separation for Two Consecutive PT Failures

AR 600-9, Army Weight Control Program

NGR 600-200, Enlisted Personnel Management

AR 135-178, Enlisted Administrative Separations