Growing obesity rates in military

A rising number of members of the U.S. armed forces are being forced out of the military for failing fitness standards. In 2010, the highest percentage of overweight troops were females, members of the Air Force, and those older than 40. Marines and troops under 20 were deemed the most fit. (Read related article)

Growing numbers of the military are failing fitness standards.
Source: Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. The Washington Post. Published on December 10, 2012, 5:57 p.m.
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