They may lack the competitive streak of their male colleagues but women are loath to work together. Photos submitted by Shorpy members. I also worked with combat ready females from other corps of the French Military and foreign troops… They were very few of them. The existence of higher-priority issues means at the least that we can put this one aside while those ones are resolved. Why change the entire 82nd Abn or 1st Mar Div for 26 women? Not all grunts out physical standouts. I have no issues with opening the Infantry to women.
When he graduated from infantry school he weighed pounds and is maybe now.
Females in the Infantry? Er…Yes, actually.
With less than half of female Marines able to do 3 pull-ups at the end of boot camp and less than half of those undergoing SOI graduating, it seems that America is not as good at training females as the Danish. And I can vouch that this rite of passage remained pretty much unchanged at least through Are their methods capable of building our forces up to our standards, with enough bodies to properly deploy units to the fight? Mary has, I think, a realistic answer to that. Then I guess I made it worse by handing the warm bottle to my platoon sergeant and asking if he needed to go, because it was still half empty. Explain to me how a female is going to accept a promotion to E4 or E5 based largely on a PFT score that penalizes her male counterparts for outperforming her.