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Editor's Note: This article by Jim Absher originally appeared onMilitary.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.

Obesity cannot be considered a service-connected disability, according to a new ruling by the Department of Veterans Affairs General Counsel expected to be published in the April 8, 2019, edition of the Federal Register.

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British soldiers run out of a Chinook helicopter, during a military facility in Copehill Down Urban Training Village in southern England, Friday Jan. 27, 2006. (Associated Press/Matt Dunham)

English soldiers are fighting the Battle of the Bulge.

Obesity was on the menu at the House of Lords Monday where British leaders bemoaned the fact they may have to alter war machines to accommodate their growing military.

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U.S. Army photo

Even the kids in America's fittest state are too fat to fight their nation's wars, a pro-military nonprofit argues in a new study.

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Photo by Staff Sgt, Tomora Clark 3d Cav. Regt. Public Affairs NCOIC

The U.S. Army is bulking up — just not in the way it probably intended.

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Photo via Pixabay

Everyone thinks sexy is six-pack abs and chiseled calves. But in terms of how long you last in bed, apparently obesity reigns supreme.

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