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Old 01-31-2013, 09:00   #14
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Originally Posted by WT View Post
Not surprising.

The German Army is the fattest army in the world. They are the only army fatter than the US Army.
You are basing this libel on exactly what? Last year 43 percent of female and 18 percent of male applicants to the U.S. Army were too fat to meet screening standards. If you gain weight after entry, the Army uses AR 600-9 to maintain weight standards for appearance and readiness. As an example, if you are a 5 foot 10 inch, 21-27 year old male the maximum you can weigh is 185 lbs - hardly fat by anyone's standard.

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