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 …
The checks are designed to ensure troops are ready for the rigors of combat. Pentagon officials say the military doesn’t condone surgically altering one’s body to pass the test, though liposuction isn’t prohibited.
Defense officials say the test ensures troops are ready for the rigors of combat. The military does not condone surgically altering one’s body to pass the test, but liposuction is not banned. The Pentagon insists that only a small fraction of …
The checks are designed to ensure troops are ready for the rigours of combat. Pentagon officials said the military does not condone surgical alterations to pass the test, although liposuction is not prohibited. The Defence Department uses …
The global cosmetic surgery industry is now booming and liposuction is one of the most popular procedures. Also in the programme, the little-known civil war in Tajikistan after the breakup of the Soviet Union, how French troops mutinied …
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The Ministry of Defence said liposuction figures were a “minimum” and the real number of troops taking diet pills could be higher. This is because they “could also be bought by troops as non-prescribed drugs over the counter in local …
Defense officials say the test ensures troops are ready for the rigors of combat. The military does not condone …
Defense officials say the test ensures troops are ready for combat. The military does not condone surgically altering one’s body to pass the test, but liposuction is not banned. The Pentagon insists that only a small fraction of service …
No reports have surfaced at Fort Gordon of military personnel resorting to liposuction to remove excess fat from waistlines ... $37 billion shortfall despite an 80,000-soldier reduction in troops. Though height and weight requirements remain …