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Obesity among its soldiers have undermined “operational effectiveness” of British forces, leading to shortage of fit soldiers who could be deployed to fight the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, according to a leaked Army memo.
“War effort is being hampered by troops too unfit to deploy. Leaked army memo reveals many British soldiers are so obese they cannot be sent to Helmand Britain's war effort is being hampered by the number of front-line troops who are too fat or unfit to be deployed to southern Afghanistan," the Observer said in its report.
Originally posted by TreX-UK
well i can assure you i have 1 friend in the Regular troops and hes built like a brick # house, and my two other mate are in the Royal Marines and they take it to a whole next level
What's with all this American Bashing of UK troops lately? Christ you needed us there as you didn't have the know how to contain a civil population in there own city's