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Girding for an uphill battle for recruits

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Obesity, poor education make many younger people unfit for military
By Christian Davenport and Emma Brown
Washington Post Staff Writer

It’s tough enough selling military service to teenagers who might not be so keen on getting their heads shaved or buy the whole “we do more by 9 a.m.” line. And the fact that enlisting today could very well mean a visit to the front lines doesn’t help, either. Click to continue