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American kids too fat to fight? Retired leaders worry

www.cnbc.com Published: May 17, 2014

Want to improve national security without spending billions on a new weapons system? Slim down America's kids and teach them to read, some retired generals say.



The Army says more than three-fourths of 17- to 24-year-olds today are not eligible to join the military because they aren't fit enough or don't meet other basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or being able to read or write properly.

H/T: Drudge Report
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