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Too Fat to Serve? Retired Army Generals Say Obesity Problem Threatens National Security

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According to a new report from a group of retired military leaders, the nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the Department of Defense.  In fact, the report claims one in three young adults is too overweight to enlist in the military.  Abigail Wilson, from KMUW Radio in Wichita, has more. 


Millitary Obesity and Mission Readiness


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