A SERVICEMAN was booted out of the military for being too fat to fight – after tipping the scales at 28 stone.

Other soldiers, sailors and airmen discharged for being obese last year include another who weighed 24 stone and one of 19 stone.

Reported by The Sun. You can read the full story here. 

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