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What portion of Americans between the ages of 17 and 24 are unfit for military service because of weak educational skills, poor physical fitness, illegal drug usage, medical conditions, or criminal records?

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In 2009, the Pentagon estimated that 65% of all 17- to 24-year-olds in the U.S. were unfit for military service because of weak educational skills, poor physical fitness, illegal drug usage, medical conditions, or criminal records. In January 2014, the commander of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command estimated this figure at 77.5%. In June 2014, the Department of Defense estimated this figure at 71%.

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