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Facing Fat Test, US Troops Use ... Liposuction

Facing Fat Test, US Troops Use ... Liposuction

(NEWSER– Don't be surprised to see US troops lining up at your nearest plastic surgeon's office—they're probably terrified of failing the Pentagon's body fat test, the APreports. "They come in panicked about being kicked out or getting a demerit that will hurt their chances at a promotion," says a surgeon in Rockville, Md. The Pentagon's test relies on tape measurements of the waist and neck rather than the widely used body-mass index, so guys with funny-shaped bodies have a tough time passing.

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