A Primer on Navy FitReps

A good Navy Fitness Report (FitRep) is a true work of art. The perfect amount of space, the exact bullets detailing all the work completed over the last year. Retired naval aviator (and reader) Randy sent me these below. I think you probably know folks (hopefully not many) who fit these descriptions:

He has an overdeveloped sense of unawareness.”

Would be categorized as lazy but for absence.”

At least his education hasn’t gone to his head.”

He has given me a new definition of stoicism: he grins and I bear it.”

The improvement in his handwriting from the last review has revealed his inability to spell.”

Let’s not neglect our friends from across the pond. The British Military writes OFR’s (officer fitness reports). The form used for Royal Navy and Marines fitness reports is the S206. The following are actual excerpts taken from people’s “206’s.”