Skip to comments.Female Marines not required to do one pullup
Posted on 12/28/2013 6:09:28 AM PST by armydawg505
(CNSNews.com) -- Females in the Marine Corps currently are not required to do even a single pull-up, and a deadline mandating that by Jan. 1, 2014, they be able to do at least 3 pull-ups as part of their training has been delayed for at least a year, the Corps quietly announced on social media.
Unlike their female counterparts, male Marines have long been required to do at least 3 pullups as part of the Physical Fitness Test (PFT). That's the minimum requirement for males.
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When is the last time a program for men was suspended because they could not perform the tasks adequately?
Destroying the military —PURPOSELY
The Joint Chiefs of Staff “agreed” to this nonsense of women in combat. These careerists have devolved into just another politically correct Federal bureaucracy rather than a council of warriors dedicated to the nation’s defense.
Well, it’s a good thing that today’s Marines will never need to carry a wounded comrade to safety, or run several hundred meters carrying the belt-fed machine gun and a couple of hundred rounds of ammo, or anything else that requires upper-body strength.
I don't know why any able bodied person wouldn't want to do a few pullups. I have cranky shoulders and when I do a couple of pullups regularly (or even just hang), it helps keep my shoulders from giving me troubles.
Chesty Puller is a’ spinnin’ in his grave!
As a femal Army Vet, this chit has gone waaaaaaay too far!
Y’all better learn to defend youselves because your military will no longer be able to do so.
Imagine a Platoon of ‘Pajama Boys’ and Girls coming to save your town! Baaah! *SPIT*
Gonna get themselves killed and probably many others.
War is not an academic exercise...it’s hell.
Other ‘skills’ MORE important than doing a single pullup:
1) Putting a condom on a banana
2) Celebrating diversity
3) Allegiance toward Our Dear Leader
4) Recognizing transgender people and emoting with their feelings
5) Establishing a peaceful dialogue with those who display an aggressive stance
6) Establishing the fact that ‘firearms’ are lethal and must be prohibited on a military base
7) Pointing out that hand to hand combat skills are nothing more than male aggression and should be outlawed .
8)Convincing others through open communication that Islam is very pro-female
9) Womyns Studies degrees should be a immediate fast track to senior officer positions
Being a Marine these days seems to mean increasingly less.
Hooters guys? /sarc.
Feminist keep saying their equal. I say prove it. Demand the same for women.
The Joint Chiefs of Grief.
About 1/3 of the college age girls I know can do multiple pull ups.
What really dumbfounds me is the 3 pull up rule for men.
I mean 3 pull ups ? what the heck.
Maybe you excuse the generals who are over 50 and sit in the arm chairs directing the troops. But anyone in the field should be able to do 10 pull ups. Most of the geeks in grad school computer/software phd programs can do 10 pull ups.
As far as the girls/women in the marines go, there should be a 5 pull up requirement but you can be exempted if elderly (over 40 in this case, in tennis you are senior if over 35), if you are pregnant, have been wounded or injured but still can serve in some capacity, or are strictly non battlefield personel like IT (Information tech), surveillance, or intellingence personel.
Sliding down that slippery slope. Those in charge don’t care or even know what is like to really serve. These new age generals would never have made it during the real days of our military. Like before all these global policing “wars”.
I’m a lady in my late fifties and even I can do a few pull-ups. What is wrong with these girls?
It has been historically acknowledged that a woman does not have the upper body strength to be in ground combat operations; but those lines became blurred in Iraq (the need for women to search other women because of muslim sensitivities): which isn't a bad thing because the doctrine of COIN requires winning the population.
I know what you are thinking: we didn't win the population. And that my friend is a different argument: Is current U.S. COIN doctrine valid for a Muslim population?
That is a military-academic question.
Lets be honest...this rule is in solely for the fat LesbiDykes who cannot pull themselves up.
Women who are in good shape can do pull-ups. In fact, most of the military PT requirements favor smaller people who are in shape. The fat LesbiDyke cannot
Amos may be the worst commandant ever.
Since the real mission of the military is to kill the enemy of this country and break their things, “How does adding women to the military improve on this mission?”
And to add to your information, NPR recently learned of this requirement and whined all over the place saying it was descrimination..... of course NPR doesn’t understand that upper body strength is needed not only to possibly get yourself out of a dangerous situation, but also to be able to rescue your brothers in danger. They don’t care as long as those mean old Marines don’t descriminate against weaker individuals.
They must have a lot of dykes in the Marines because only one percent could do 3 pull ups.
Not one? Did you see that lesbo that cried wolf as a waitress? The one who was an ex marine? Dawg she should have been about to pull the bar out of the wall! What do you mean not do one or three pull ups?
This is all much ado about nothing. I follow a modified Marine Corps Fitness program to keep fit. It involves running, sit ups and chin ups. 3 to 5 hours per week. The Marines test twice a year and the women have always had different standards from the men. The women do an arm hang, where the men do a full chin.
This is a link to the official Marine Corp Order, where it all begins and ends. http://www.marines.mil/Portals/59/Publications/MCO%206100.13%20W_CH%201.pdf
This is just another made up story to get people all upset when there’s nothing to get upset about. We’ve got to stop being played like that.
You’re all looking at this the wrong way. This is actually a good thing, since those that the fed.gov will someday send to take our guns and preps (”hoarding of precious national resources is strictly verboten) will be less physically capable. Some patriot must be behind this policy change. /s
“This is just another made up story to get people all upset when theres nothing to get upset about. Weve got to stop being played like that.”
So, you are okay with different physical standards for the same job.
Does that include openly gay marine recruits? Since they are supposed to be women trapped in a mans body does that mean they are female?
What’s made up? All jobs are open to females now, and they can’t do the job.
Obama believes the job of the Marine Corps is to hold umbrellas. Who needs pullups for that???
Confused between want and can't, eh?
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