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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. January 27, 2019 (Newport News Daily Press)

    Retired Adm. James Loy on military readiness

    Op-Ed

  2. October 23, 2018 (Virginian-Pilot)

    Editorial: Young adults: Unhealthy, unprepared for work

    Media Coverage

  3. October 18, 2018 (Esther Cepeda/Washington Post Writers Group)

    Poor nutrition endangers our national security

    Media Coverage

  4. October 17, 2018 (The Daily Signal/Heritage Foundation)

    Obese Americans Pose Growing Risk to National Security

    Media Coverage

  5. October 13, 2018 (Fayetteville Observer)

    Generals warn of state of America’s youth

    Media Coverage