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U.S. Army

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

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A group of retired generals has been touring the country, talking about health, fitness and nutrition. They're also drawing attention to the problem of obesity in America.  The former officers cite a report which suggests about a third of young Americans are too fat, maing them unfit to serve in the military.  And, they say, that's putting the nation's security at risk. 

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