Pentagon bans physical activity for deployed…

THE PENTAGON — Deployed service members will no longer be allowed to perform any physical activity in combat zones, according to a new Pentagon policy announced this week. The policy change comes amid fallout from fitness tracking apps that apparently exposed the locations of bases overseas in Iraq and Syria that locals and ISIS fighters alike had absolutely no idea about. In a statement, a Pentagon spokesman stressed that the measure, which would require deployed military personnel to remain as sedentary as possible for the duration of their deployment, is a good sign for operational security.

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