Faced with a body fat test that many experts call unfair, some members of the U.S. military are turning to liposuction to meet the Department ... the Marine Corps Times offered troops at Camp Pendleton free dunk tests to measure their …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — 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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
A total of 39 service personnel had liposuction, while 33 people - eight in the Navy, nine in the RAF and the rest in the …
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 …