Army Aids Those Too Fat To Enlist U.S. Army recruiters say they routinely encounter young people who want to enlist but can't because they are overweight by Army standards. It's enough of a concern that recruiters are trying creative ways to help otherwise-qualified prospects to drop the needed pounds.
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Army Aids Those Too Fat To Enlist

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Army Aids Those Too Fat To Enlist

Army Aids Those Too Fat To Enlist

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U.S. Army recruiters say they routinely encounter young people who want to enlist but can't because they are overweight by Army standards.

It's enough of a concern that recruiters are trying creative ways to help otherwise-qualified prospects to drop the needed pounds.

Julie Rose reports for member station WFAE in Charlotte, N.C.