ARMY - AR 40-501
STANDARDS OF MEDICAL FITNESS
|Publication Date:||19 February 2004|
Purpose. This regulation governs-
a. Medical fitness standards for enlistment, induction, and appointment, including officer procurement programs.
b. Medical fitness standards for retention and separation, including retirement.
c. Medical fitness standards for diving, Special Forces, Airborne, Ranger, free fall parachute training and duty and certain enlisted military occupational specialties (MOSs) and officer assignments.
d. Medical standards and policies for aviation.
e. Physical profiles.
f. Medical examinations.
Applicability. This regulation applies to candidates for military service and to Active Army personnel. It also applies to the Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), including periods when operating in their Army National Guard (ARNG) capacity, and the U.S. Army Reserve. This publication is applicable during mobilization.