Army's Fat Recruit Problem

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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