NAVADMIN 131/10 – Body Fat Wavers


121651Z APR 10
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN

NAVADMIN 131/10

MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/APR//

SUBJ/PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM UPDATE//

REF/A/OPNAVINST 6110.1H/15AUG05//
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 6110.1H, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM.

RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN PROVIDES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE FOR CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT OF NAVY’S CULTURE OF FITNESS. THIS GUIDANCE IS EFFECTIVE WITH THE FALL 2010 PFA CYCLE, COMMENCING 1 JULY 2010, AND WILL BE INCORPORATED IN THE NEXT UPDATE TO OPNAVINST 6110.1.

2. THE PROVISION IN REF A AUTHORIZING COMMANDING OFFICERS TO WAIVE BODY COMPOSITION CRITERIA UP TO THE DOD MAXIMUM STANDARD WHEN SAILORS SCORE AN OVERALL “OUTSTANDING” OR “EXCELLENT” ON THE PRT, WITH NO SINGLE EVENT SCORED BELOW “GOOD,” IS RESCINDED EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 10. THEREFORE, ANY SAILOR WHO EXCEEDS NAVY BODY COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT (BCA) STANDARDS PROVIDED IN REF A WILL BE SCORED AS AFAILURE IN THE PHYSICAL READINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM(PRIMS). THE SPRING 2010 PFA CYCLE, AND ALL PRIOR CYCLES, ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS CHANGE.

3. POINT OF CONTACT IS MR. BILL MOORE, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM OFFICE, OPNAV N135F AT (901) 874-4320/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT NAVYPRT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

4. RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1. MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.//