Skip to comments.FDNY ‘babying’ cadet who can’t pass fitness tests: classmate
Posted on 07/26/2014 7:03:01 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
FDNY babying cadet who cant pass fitness tests: classmate
By Kenneth Garger and Daniel Prendergast
She walked through her running tests and got winded climbing stairs, yet a physically unfit female FDNY probie was still allowed out in the field like a normal graduate and given a year to pass, The Post has learned. Shes literally the most pathetic specimen of physical fitness Ive ever seen, fumed an academy classmate of Choeurlyne Doirin, 39, who was given a uniform and a light-duty assignment even though she did not graduate on June 2 with the other 286 cadets. Prospective firefighters are required to complete a grueling 18 weeks of academy training that includes being able to run 1¹/₂ miles in 12 minutes without gear. But the over-the-hill Doirin failed to meet the required time, taking more than 18 minutes to huff-and-puff her way across the finish line.
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people will die so that idiots can be politically correct
Perhaps they could make her an air traffic controller instead.
“people will die so that idiots can be politically correct”
Liberal policies have been killing innocent people for decades.
Our county has a huge fire department. Many years ago they lowered the physical ability testing so that women could pass. They did. After about 5 years on the job they were all off work because of being hurt on the job in some way. They just don’t have the physical strength to do the job. None of the women except 2 lasted very long and those 2 promoted up the ladder so fast that they promoted out of the ranks that actually did the physical work.
Now there are still women that get hired but they just don’t last long.
Disgusting. I recently watched a 85 y/o John Starr racewalk 10K (6.214 miles) in 1:14:05.1. That is an 11:55 per mile pace at more than twice age, and restricted by the racewalking rules. This woman has no business whatsoever in the field with any FD.
It’s the same everywhere, now we’re supposed to be happy that we don’t get the quality of services we pay for. I remember a couple of years ago there was a large city that agreed to waive the swim test for racial minorities to become lifeguards at the municipal pools.
I do not run. I am not in good shape, however, at 47 I am pretty sure that after 18 weeks of training I could run 1 1/2 miles in 12 minutes. Particularly since I can walk 1 mile to my sons school in less than 10 minutes at a brisk pace.
They made me one, but not by way of affirmative action.
Fire Departments are GOOD JOBS. They are paying starting salaries of $40K + a year and after five years over $75K. Plus benefits of more than 20K per year. They have no problem finding lots f people to enter the ranks. There is no reason to lower standards.
She sweats good!
At graduation, the ceremony came to a halt while all the local pols jumped on stage to get a photo op with this cadet. The only cadet they did this with.
Obvious much ?
I had an inkling that Choeurlyne might look like that.
They should send her out on calls only to the neighborhood she comes from.
I have a female relative that has a similar situation. She failed to get into the military though trying out in several branches. She is overweight and probably has some emotional/psychological issues. She enrolled in divinity school and got in through chaplaincy in the Guard. She has struggled time and time again with PT and fitness requirements but she still is being retained.
In a community I work in, the FD has a ranking position filled by a woman about five feet zero inches tall, tops, and about one hundred pounds.
This crap is everywhere and the system is so corrupt leadership actually defends and endorses this stuff instead of tolerating political correctness.
I feel so safe at night knowing these defenders are on the watch.
Gee look at all the white women in that class. Yes, the FDNY is totally racist against blacks. Anybody who lives in NYC, next time you are driving around count how many white traffic cops see. You’ll be lucky if you find even one, but of course THAT is not racist.
We have an affirmative action POTUS so why not a firefighter.
Surely they can find some tough, skinny younger guys from the hood who can run like h*ll. If they really want a black female, they should be able to find a few that are not mounds of fat.....
PC has killed merit, accountability and integrity.
Female firefighter in action...
Are you in Texas, a small town in Texas, where the same thing happened in my town.
And she’s gonna carry you out of your burning house.
I never understood all this affirmative action and quota hiring and all that.
Agreed, let’s not discriminate. Agreed, let girls into the police academy and fire training. But, the girls have to meet the same standards. If they can’t cut it, that is not discriminatory. Based on the job requirements, such as being able to carry a 200 pound person, and carry heavy gear, being in good enough shape to run a mile, etc. some girls will be able to meet the standards. Those that meet the standards should be hired. If not, then they had their shot but couldn’t cut it. It’s not discrmination if they just can’t cut it.
Remember too, lots of men don’t make it through the basic training programs either. Are we going to say they were discrminated against due to being men???
Coming soon to US Army Special Forces, and US Navy SEALS.
Ah yes, the soft bigotry of low expectations.
This person is a danger to herself, the other firefighters, and the public. More than likely, there's a job requirement that you must be 100% fit for duty, and she isn't. The article claims she was injured on-the-job, which in this case, she was injured while at the academy. She's been on light duty, but according to rules and regulations, she must be fit to return to full duty within a certain time frame. And if she is returned to full duty, she should be made to return to the academy, and complete the required qualifications. It sounds like she's planning on a career in disability.
Qualifications of any sort are discriminatory. Liberals are horrified by ANY discrimination at all, not because of the possible damage to people’s “rights” but because humans are to be totally interchangeable undifferentiated cogs in the societal machine. A cog malfunctions. Destroy it and replace it with the next cog from the box.
Where ‘da white women at?
“a career in disability”
That’s a whole industry in New York city. A few years ago they uncovered 100% of retired Long Island railroad workers were on disability. Punching tickets is a hazardous job you know, all that wrist action.
I guess what the NYFD is saying is that black women aren’t capable of meeting the requirements on their own ability. Pathetic!
It gets better. Once hired, her supervisors will write evaluation reports with phrases like: “well respected by her peers,” “an outstanding individual with leadership potential,” “a role model for our young people.” And in time, she will be promoted over people who are more qualified physically and academically. She will think she did it on her own.
The soft bigotry of low expectations....didn’t a former Texas governor / POTUS say that....?
Sometimes a sense of entitlement starts with the name. Give a child an almost unpronounceable almost unspellable name, and wear it like a chip on the shoulder, daring someone to say this made up name “wrong”. Those who say it ‘wrong’ are subjected to public dressing down lectures from the Mom, and later from the suddenly empowered ‘victim’ of the offense. My guess is she’s been this way all her life, selfish, vain, and myopic, expecting the world to conform to her needs vs the other way around.
Why did I bother? I wasted time going to the site even though I knew before hand this was going to be about skin color and not really about qualifications....
No problem. I'm sure the fire will give her extra time to rescue any babies from a burning building. If it doesn't, it just goes to show the fire dept is a construct of white privilege.
I have a friend who calls herself a conservative feminist. She tells her daughters they can be anything they want to be.
Your post just serves to prove that, no-—in reality, they really can’t.
I would sure like to find that famous video of the females trying out for the LAFD, it was hilarious.
Soon this will be the new US Army standards too.
Leftist org sues for whatever reason, politicians settle and make big payout.
This is one of the major funders of leftist groups as well as grants and other things.
Need to break a few eggs to make an omelet.
It doesn’t matter how many people have to die for the cause.
He also paid out $40 million to the Central park rapists even though every indication exists that says they were guilty. Imagine that, you or your sister, daughter, mother or wife is raped, and this piece of rat slime pays the rapists $40 million bucks. How evil is that crap?
Ann Coulter wrote a good column on this last month, I absolutely agree with her.
thanks for the link
ever heard of “Pigford” ?
From the article at link...
Doirin said she was one of several candidates both male and female whose ailments prevented them from completing the course, and who were still brought aboard and given light-duty jobs.
No not in Texas. I am in a large county in Califonia. We have ove 400 people in our couny fie dept.
Has nothing to do with being a feminist. Anyone wih any ains should realize that physically most women cannot do the same job as a man.
You would think. I don't understand why a conservative woman would apparently buy into the lie that women are somehow inequal or inferior because we are DIFFERENT.