Policy and Standards Division (CG-1331): Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program
The Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program is an administrative process geared to ensure that all Coast Guard personnel:
- Maintain a healthy weight and body fat percentage.
- Are capable of meeting the organization's operational needs and challenges.
All Coast Guard military personnel shall be screened against Weight & Body Fat standards every April and October.
Note: Per ALCOAST 398/12, the authorizing official for all medical abeyance, exemption, and tobacco cessation requests is Commander, Personnel Service Center (PSC-PSD-FS). COMDT (CG-133) remains the POC for all policy-related questions and concerns. Questions regarding process and procedures for medically-related waiver and abeyance requests should be directed to YNCM Monreau, PSC-PSD-FS at (202) 795-6635. Questions regarding Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards policy should be directed to LT Sapp, COMDT (CG-1331), at (202) 475-5372.
The links listed in the Useful Information section will assist you with the Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program.
If you have any questions, please email us at HQS-PolicyandStandards@uscg.mil
ACN 028/19 - MAR 2019 CHANGE TO WEIGHT AND BODY FAT SCREENING PROCEDURES AND EXEMPTIONS TO WEIGH-IN OCCASIONS