Q4. Besides ODSP, what other source can you use to
get information about other countries?
Q5. What program does the Navy have that rewards
you monetarily for beneficial suggestions,
inventions, and scientific achievements?
HEALTH AND PHYSICAL READINESS
Learning Objective: When you finish this chapter, you
will be able to
Recognize the purpose of the Health and
Physical Readiness Program.
Identify the benefits of the Health and Physical
Readiness Program to the individual.
People in the Navy and in the civilian community
share a common problemexcessive body fat. It
usually results from sitting all day at a desk job,
eating too much, and getting too little exercise.
Excessive body fat spoils our health, longevity,
stamina, and military appearance. Maintaining good
health and physical readiness helps to keep us combat
ready, make us personally effective, and give us high
The Navys Health and Physical Readiness
Program promotes active health and fitness at the
command level. The program includes semiannual
testing of all personnel to make sure they meet to certain
standards. It provides educational programs that help
personnel who dont meet the Navys fitness or body fat
standards. It also helps personnel who want to change
long-established bad health habits to improve their
NAVY POLICY ON PREGNANCY AND
Learning Objectives: When you finish this chapter, you
will be able to
Identify the servicewomans responsibilities
Identify the Navys responsibility for obstetrical
Recall the Navy policy for assignment of
Recall the Navy policy for post delivery
Recall the Navy policy for separating pregnant
Recall the Navy family care policy.
Recognize the consequences of failing to
maintain an up-to-date family care plan.
T h i s s e c t i o n c ove r s y o u r a n d t h e N av y s
responsibilities on pregnancy and family care.For
information about hygiene, you should refer to chapter
14 of this TRAMAN.
Getting pregnant can negatively impact your goals.
It can also affect the mission of the Navy. By knowing
the Navys policy on pregnancy, you can make
informed, personal choices and meet your commitment
to the Navy.
The Sailors Responsibilities
Servicewomen are responsible for
Planning the pregnancy to meet family and
Confirming the pregnancy at a military medical
Notifying the commanding officer or officer in
charge of the pregnancy
Performing military duties while pregnant
Complying with work- and task-related safety
and health recommendations