I was listening to the radio and they were talking about recruitment being down and the guest mentioned that only 30% of today’s young adults are actually qualified to be in the military? I found that statistic shocking. So I did some research and here were the reasons sited:
In their report “Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve,”5
“Mission: Readiness, “Ready, Willing, and Unable to Serve,” http://cdn.missionreadiness.org/NATEE1109.pdf (accessed January 26, 2018) they report that the main causes of this situation are inadequate education, criminality, and obesity.”
Here is one article I found on this:
I find this very hard to believe and was curious on what others views are on this?