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Proper wear of the uniform is extremely critical to the relationship with the Air Force

Weight, Weight, Weight!

  • CAP weight standards are AF standards plus 10%.

    • 10% is 10%

  • There is no body fat equivalent for CAP.

  • Members who do not meet the standards must not wear AF style uniforms.

    • Cadets over 18 must meet the weight standards.

Hair and Grooming

  • No waivers for beards

  • No waivers for jewelry

 

CAP WEIGHT STANDARDS

Men

Height

Air Force Standard (Maximum Allowable Weight)

CAP standard (Maximum Allowable Weight)

4'10"

149

164

4'11"

151

166

5'

153

168

5'1"

155

171

5'2"

158

174

5'3"

160

176

5'4"

164

180

5'5"

169

186

5'6"

174

191

5'7"

179

197

5'8"

184

202

5'9"

189

208

5'10"

194

213

5'11"

199

219

6'

205

225

6'1"

211

232

6'2"

218

240

6'3"

224

246

6'4"

230

253

6'5"

236

260

6'6"

242

266

6'7"

248

273

6'8"

254

279

Women

Height

Air Force Standard (Maximum Allowable Weight)

CAP standard (Maximum Allowable Weight)

4'10"

132

145

4'11"

134

147

5'

136

150

5'1"

138

152

5'2"

141

155

5'3"

142

156

5'4"

146

161

5'5"

150

165

5'6"

155

170

5'7"

159

175

5'8"

164

180

5'9"

168

185

5'10"

175

190

5'11"

177

195

6'

182

200

6'1"

188

207

6'2"

194

213

6'3"

199

219

6'4"

205

226

6'5"

210

231

6'6"

215

237

6'7"

221

243

6'8"

226

249

 

 

CAP Grooming Standards

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