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U.S. Army Weight Charts for
Initial Accession (Joining Up)

Males
Height (Inches) Minimum weight (any Age) Age 17-20 Age 21-27 Age 28-39 Age 40+
60 100 139 141 143 146
61 102 144 146 148 151
62 103 148 150 153 156
63 104 153 155 158 161
64 105 158 160 163 166
65 106 163 165 168 171
66 107 168 170 173 177
67 111 174 176 179 182
68 115 179 181 184 187
69 119 184 186 189 193
70 123 189 192 195 199
71 127 194 197 201 204
72 131 200 203 206 210
73 135 205 208 212 216
74 139 211 214 218 222
75 143 217 220 224 228
76 147 223 226 230 234
77 151 229 232 236 240
78 153 235 238 242 247
79 159 241 244 248 253
80 166 247 250 255 259

Notes:

1. If a male exceeds these weights, percent body fat will be measured per the method described in Army Regulation 600–9.

2. If a male also exceeds this body fat, he will be rejected for service:

Age 17-20 - 24%
Age 21-27 - 26%
Age 28-39 - 28%
Age 40+ - 30%

Derived from Army Regulation 40-501

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