PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM UPDATE

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SUBJ/PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM UPDATE// 



REF/A/OPNAVINST 6110.1H/15AUG05// 
AMPN/REF A IS OPNAVINST 6110.1H, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM. 

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PROVIDES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE FOR CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT 
OF NAVY'S CULTURE OF FITNESS.  THIS GUIDANCE IS EFFECTIVE WITH THE FALL 2010 
PFA CYCLE, COMMENCING 1 JULY 2010, AND WILL BE INCORPORATED IN THE NEXT UPDATE 
TO OPNAVINST 6110.1.

2.  THE PROVISION IN REF A AUTHORIZING COMMANDING OFFICERS TO WAIVE BODY 
COMPOSITION CRITERIA UP TO THE DOD MAXIMUM STANDARD WHEN SAILORS SCORE AN 
OVERALL "OUTSTANDING" OR "EXCELLENT" ON THE PRT, WITH NO SINGLE EVENT SCORED 
BELOW "GOOD," IS RESCINDED EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2010.  THEREFORE, ANY SAILOR WHO 
EXCEEDS NAVY BODY COMPOSITION ASSESSMENT (BCA) STANDARDS PROVIDED IN REF A 
WILL BE SCORED AS A FAILURE IN THE PHYSICAL READINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 
SYSTEM (PRIMS). 
THE SPRING 2010 PFA CYCLE, AND ALL PRIOR CYCLES, ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS 
CHANGE.  

3.  POINT OF CONTACT IS MR. BILL MOORE, PHYSICAL READINESS PROGRAM OFFICE, 
OPNAV N135F AT (901) 874-4320/DSN 882, OR E-MAIL AT NAVYPRT(AT)NAVY.MIL.

4.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1. MINIMIZE CONSIDERED.// 
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