Skip to comments.Women in the infantry? Forget about it, says female Marine officer
Posted on 07/12/2012 11:48:27 AM PDT by QT3.14
Come September, a small group of young female Marines will break through one of the last bastions of macho in the U.S. military. Theyll be the first class of female officers to take part in the grueling Infantry Officer Course in Quantico, Va., a test of both physical fitness and mental will that prepares the corps future platoon leaders.
All of these women will be volunteers, and their training will be closely watched. The new coed class has sparked suggestions that such training could lead to integrating women in the Marine infantry, with some saying they would make excellent grunts.
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I was a tanker in the Army. We’d call them “Crunchettes” [since we called the 11 Bravos “Crunchies”].
No. No! NOOOOOOO!!!!
It’s bad ENOUGH that bootcamp in the regular army has been weakened and feminized- the infantry is the LAST place where at least some of the requirements are still stringent- although from what I hear even that is being made more politically correct.
Liberals have slowly yet utterly changed our cultural ideas of what it means to be a man (or a woman, for that matter).
And they did it without ever firing a shot.
I can’t wait to get out of this sh*tty place.
IF (Big IF) this happens, it will be as a result of dumbing down the criteria for the gals. Men will continue to meet their current levels - the chicks will have lower standards.
Or - even worse - the standards for becoming a Marine will be so substandard that any he/she/it can qualify.
Actually, gruntrices. (Gruntrix is the singular.)
It would be like Marines with cheerleading squad. I’m not sure the guys would object too strenuously to that. Just issue camo pom-poms to the gruntrices.
This ex-squid is shaking his head in disbelief. Well, the option of ‘over the side’ still remains viable.
Good to know that someone is still upholding the rules of Latin grammar.
Although I must say Rush Limbaugh might have been onto something:
Let certain women into the military and have the certain kinds of women be housed at the same place, the same time over a period of time and therefore we would have a combat-ready group of women on PMS whenever we needed ‘em, because of the miraculousness of the synchronized menstrual cycle. Now, the All-American First Cavalry Amazon Battalion consisted of feminazis, banshees, Amazons who wanted to go into war and so forth — and we theorized, “If you want to get Noriega out of there,” ‘cause did the rock music work or was it just an irritant? I forget which. It might have worked.
But we speculated here, we theorized that Noriega sitting inside the Papal Nuncio and hearing Molly Yard shout, “This is an outrage!” and looking out the window and seeing the All-American First Cavalry Amazon Battalion headed your way, you might give up and immediately surrender.
The infantry is more abput humping 100 pound packs in 110 deg. heat than it is firing an M-16.
Women are the new men.
For females, crawling on your back, under barbed-wire, can be extremely problematic.
That’s what Kevlar bras are for, right?
Ok ladies, lets gear up.
If you do it right some might even cry out or scream./sarc
Ladies: aluminum everything
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