Infographic | May 4, 2017

MAP: Many Young Americans are Ineligible to Serve in the Military

Why nearly 75% of young adults can't qualify for military service. How does your state rank?

There are three leading preventable causes of not being able to join the military:

  1. being overweight

  2. lacking adequate education

  3. having a history of crime or drug use

Where does your state fall?

Military-Ineligibility-Factsheet

States

  1. National