b. Applicants examined for enlistment or appointment, or induction in the United
States Army (Active and Reserve Components).
c. Applicants for enlistment or appointment in the United States Marine Corps.
d. Applicants for enlistment in the United States Air Force.
e. Applicants for enlistment in the United States Navy when examined at Military
Enlistment Processing Stations.
f. Members of any component of the United States Army throughout their military
service whether or not on active duty.
For ease in accomplishing and applying the profile system, the functions of various
organs, systems, and integral parts of the body are considered under six factors
designated as "P-U-L-H-E-S."
a. P--Physical Capacity or Stamina. This factor concerns general physical
capacity. It normally includes: conditions of the heart; respiratory system; gastrointestinal
system; genitourinary system; nervous system; allergic, endocrine, metabolic, and
nutritional diseases; diseases of the blood and bloodforming tissues; dental conditions;
diseases of the breast; and other organic defects and diseases which do not fall under
other specific factors, of the system. In arriving at a profile under this factor it may be
appropriate to consider build, strength, endurance, height-weight-body build, agility,
energy, and muscular coordination.
b. U--Upper Extremities. This factor concerns the hands, arms, shoulder girdle,
and spine (cervical, thoracic, and upper lumbar), in regard to strength, range of motion, and
c. L--Lower Extremities. This factor concerns the feet, legs, pelvic girdle, lower
back musculature, and lower spine (lower lumbar and sacral) in regard to strength, range of
motion, and general efficiency.
d. H--Hearing and Ear. This factor concerns auditory acuity and diseases and
defects of the ear.
e. E--Eyes. This factor concerns visual acuity and diseases and defects of the eye.
f. S--Psychiatric. This factor concerns personality, emotional stability, and