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Navy will monitor fitness tests more closely after four recruits die within the last year

 May 14, 2019 Scott Wyland

The Navy ordered sailors to watch fitness test participants more closely for signs of distress and allow do-overs for those having a “bad day,” following a string of deaths over the past year including two young female recruits who collapsed during the tests

Four sailors have died in the past year during “seemingly normal physical fitness exercise,” the Navy said in an administrative memo issued late last week.

“One loss is too many and it is critical that every Sailor understands the risk factors for exercise-related death and the strategies to minimize those risks,” the memo stated.

https://warisboring.com/navy-will-monitor-fitness-tests-more-closely-after-four-recruits-die-within-the-last-year/
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Look no further than MEPS...they're supposed to be ensuring that healthy recruits are sent to the services.

Our son has been fighting with them for almost 2 years now over a very minor and oft occurring bout of eczema treated with OTC products.

His records have finally made it to the Surgeon General for final review/disposition.
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