Monday, June 30, 2014

'Uncle Sam wants you — unless you're 71% of youths'

"More than two-thirds of America's youth would fail to qualify for military service because of physical, behavioral or educational shortcomings," Miriam Jordan reports in The Wall Street Journal.
About a quarter of high-school graduates also can't pass the Armed Forces Qualification Test, which measures math and reading skills, Gen. [Allen] Youngman said. "They aren't educationally qualified to join the military in any capacity, not just the high-tech jobs," he said.

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