Would-Be Soldiers Too Fat to Serve

Amanda Turcotte wants to be all that she can be, but she's 25 pounds over the Army's weight limit. Her recruiter is sweating her down to regulation size with a grueling daily exercise regimen. "If you need to puke there's a garbage can right there," Army recruiter Sgt. Jessica La Pointe told Turcotte during a recent workout at an Annapolis high school. "That's fine. You can come back and finish up." With fast-food diets and couch potato lifestyles expanding the waistlines of the...Full Story
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