The DA 5500 Form is used by the Department of the Army. In order for someone to join the military, they need to meet certain physical requirements. The Department of the Army will check an interested party's body fat percentage to see if they are eligible for enlisting in or remaining in the military. This form, known as the Body Fat Content Worksheet, records the person's measurements and calculates their body fat percentage.
The measures will include the measures of the neck and the abdomen. Each measurement is taken three times for accuracy, and the average of these numbers is used. The sheet will also ask for the interested person's height and weight. If they are currently enlisted, the form should also include their rank in the Army.
To properly complete a DA 5500 form, you will need to provide: