Strengthening America’s Youth and Armed Forces
Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mary E. Landry, U.S. Coast Guard calls for a better education system, healthier eating habits, and more physical activity among young Americans
In this op-ed, Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mary E. Landry, U.S. Coast Guard, writes in The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs about the reasons why 71 percent of young Americans are unable to serve in the military, and presents research-based solutions to the problem.
Retired admirals and generals believe that we all have a responsibility to help young people grow up to stay in school, stay fit, and stay out of trouble so that they can succeed at whatever they choose in life, including a career in the military.
Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mary E. Landry, U.S. Coast Guard
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