Army's Fat Recruit Problem

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Army's Fat Recruit Problem

The U.S. Army has rejected 48,000 would-be recruits since 2005 for being over the weight limit. What do you think?
  • "The Army rejected me, but that was because I was too husky."

    Greg Haines
    Systems Analyst
  • "My God, that means we have 48,000 people in this country who are ridiculously overweight."

    Trina Svanoe
    Glass Joiner
  • "So let's summarize my incentives for losing weight: I'll be hungry all the time, I'll be tired all the time, and I'll qualify for Army service."

    Dan Karmiol
    Day Care Provider
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