Op-Ed | January 1, 2011

Military Leader In Favor of Healthier School Meals in Hawaii

Mission: Readiness member Rear Admiral Stuart F. Platt wrote in the Honolulu Star Advertiser about Hawaii’s growing childhood obesity crisis, and its effect on Hawaii young adults’ ability to join the military.

In Hawaii alone, more than 50,000 young adults are considered overweight. With child obesity rates tripling since 1980, clearly we need to act so that the military has an ample pool of qualified applicants.


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