Comments for: US agriculture secretary weighs in: Too many Americans too obese for military service

Posted March 14, 2013, at 8:28 p.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said during a visit to Maine on Thursday that the country’s obesity problem is becoming a national security issue, as a high number of Americans are too heavy for military service. Vilsack delivered his message of a renewed focus on healthy …

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