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Military Fitness

Overweight Soldiers Getting The Boot

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Growing ranks of the U.S. Army are no longer fighting fit -- they're fighting fat, the Washington Post reports. The military is weeding out overwei...

Is The U.S. In Shape to Be A World Power?

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

Can we really claim the ability to project American power anywhere in the world, at any time, when 75 percent of our 17 to 24 year olds can't meet the qualifications for military service?

School Lunches Blamed As More Americans Too Overweight To Join The Military

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Too fat to fight? Many American children are so overweight from being fed french fries, pizza and other unhealthy foods at school l...