Louisiana Youth Too Fat, Uneducated For Service

posted by WJBO Newsradio -

Retired Louisiana military leaders have some hard words for potential recruits.   The group Mission: Readiness released a report today showing that 75-percent of the state's young adults are too overweight and uneducated to qualify for the service.  The study also showed many of them have records of criminal behavior or drug use.  During a news conference at the State Capitol yesterday, they called on lawmakers to prioritize legislation that helps children. 

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