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Mission: Readiness Illinois

Retired admirals and generals strengthening national security by ensuring kids stay fit, in school, and out of trouble

In the News

APRIL 24, 2020 (State Journal-Register)
Letter: High-quality early childcare, education set foundation for successful adulthood

APRIL 15, 2020 (Belleville News-Democrat)
Remember the Children

JANUARY 30, 2020 (Southern Illinoisan)
Voice of the Reader: Head Start expansion is good

OCTOBER 9, 2019 (Daily Herald)
State military leaders call obesity rates a national security threat

OCTOBER 9, 2019 (State Journal-Register)
General: Report confirms ‘challenges’ in military recruiting

Generals find young people unhealthy and unprepared for military service

High obesity rates affecting military recruiting

OCTOBER 8, 2019 (WTAX)
Generals: Start good habits early

MAY 15, 2019 (Southern Illinoisan )
Voice of the Reader: Concerned

MAY 12, 2019 (State Journal-Register)
Lawmakers should invest in youth early on

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Tim Carpenter, State Director
70 E. Lake, Suite 1116
Chicago, IL 60645
(312) 962-4850