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Five years ago, the typical school lunch menu included pizza, chicken nuggets, and French fries. Today, schools across the country are serving healthier food as a result of science-based school nutrition standards that were aimed at quelling the childhood obesity epidemic in America. As Congress considers the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Program, Council for a Strong America is educating lawmakers about the impact of healthy school food on national security. Currently, excess weight disqualifies nearly one-third of all young adults from military service.

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  1. November 11, 2019 (Great Day Washington/WUSA9)

    Mission: Readiness is working to prepare the best of the best

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  2. November 7, 2019 (13 News Now (ABC/Norfolk))

    State, local leaders gather to discuss military and nutrition

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  3. October 8, 2019 (WAND (NBC/Champaign, IL))

    High obesity rates affecting military recruiting

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  4. October 8, 2019 (State Journal-Register)

    General: Report confirms 'challenges' in military recruiting

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  5. October 8, 2019 (WTAX Newsradio 1240 (Springfield, IL))

    Generals: Start good habits early

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