Army Enlists Help of HWCF to Combat Obesity

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Accessions Command and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation have partnered to counter obesity among young people, which limits the number of candidates qualified for military duty

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army Accessions Command and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation have partnered to counter obesity among young people, which limits the number of candidates qualified for military duty.

A recent USAAC study reports that 29.3% of Americans aged 17-24 are unqualified for military service wholly or partly because they are overweight.

The USAAC and the HWCF s

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