Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 11 January 2021


The percentage of "young Americans between the ages of 17 and 24" who are "currently ineligible for military service, primarily because they are too poorly educated, too overweight, or have a history of crime or substance abuse," according to a letter sent in mid-December to Acting Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller from Mission: Readiness, " a nonpartisan organization of nearly 800 retired admirals and generals."