Some military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from their waists in a desperate attempt to pass the Pentagon's body-fat test, which relies on measurements of the neck and waist and can determine their …
As shrinking budgets force the Pentagon to thin its ranks, troops engaging in their own belt-tightening increasingly are turning to liposuction to meet stringent physical standards and remain in the military. Calling it “military lipo,” doctors …
A number of US military personnel have turned to liposuction in an attempt to pass the Pentagon's body fat test, doctors say. Some service members say they have no other choice because the Defense Department's method of estimating …
Service members who failed the so-called "tape test" are turning to liposuction to remove excess fat AP US military personnel are turning to liposuction to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass a Pentagon fitness …
The checks are designed to ensure troops are ready for the rigors of combat. Pentagon officials say the military does not condone surgically altering one’s body to pass the test, though liposuction is not banned. The Defense Department …
Some U.S. troops who would otherwise be unable to pass the “tape test,” the Pentagon’s body fat test, have worked with plastic surgeons to undergo a liposuction procedure, reducing their dimensions and allowing them to move forward …
SAN DIEGO — The soldiers often call Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a plastic surgeon, in a panic. They need liposuction, and fast. A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from around the waist so …
SAN DIEGO — Soldiers often call plastic surgeon Adam Tattelbaum in a panic. They need liposuction — fast. Some military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from their waists in a desperate attempt to …
SAN DIEGO — The soldiers often call Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a plastic surgeon, in a panic. They need liposuction, and fast. A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from around the waist so …