Now...the fact is, all 9 years I was in the Navy I was in constant danger of exceeding the Navy's body-fat standards, determined by comparing your neck and waist measurements with a height chart. It's safe to say that the years I did pass was just as much due to a large neck measurement as the years that I failed could be blamed on my waist line.
Still, never once was I tempted to go get liposuction to try to pass the 'rope and choke'.
It's entirely possible, that because I was a nuclear trained operator at a time when we had a growing economy, I wasn't as worried about my fate should I get kicked out as a
Possible bordering on certain.