Skip to comments.Few female Marines step forward for infantry
Posted on 11/28/2012 1:45:12 PM PST by QT3.14
Female Marine officers are unlikely to join the infantry anytime soon, in part because of a lack of volunteers for the Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course, which was opened to women in September.
Only two of about 80 eligible female Marines have volunteered for the course -- a grueling, three-month advanced regimen conducted at Quantico, Va., that was opened to women to research their performance.
Of the two female volunteers, one washed out on the first day, along with 26 of the107 men, and the other dropped out two weeks later for medical reasons, a Marine Corps spokesman said.
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I met a lot of BAMs and worked with a few. I believe some of them could have hacked it.
But that was 40 years ago and things were different.
In 20 years, I never met one. I had one that tried, only to find out later that she was purging in order to keep up with the males. She couldn’t accept that her body was fundamentally different. She was medically discharged.
My orders are to weed out all non-hackers who do not pack the gear and serve in my beloved corp.
just make them sign up for the draft,too.
In related news:
Soldiers don fake belly, breasts to better understand pregnant troops’ exercise concerns
...The Army is ordering its hardened combat veterans to wear fake breasts and empathy bellies so they can better understand how pregnant soldiers feel during physical training.
This week, 14 noncommissioned officers at Camp Zama took turns wearing the pregnancy simulators as they stretched, twisted and exercised during a three-day class that teaches them to serve as fitness instructors for pregnant soldiers and new mothers. (snip)
I’ve never met one woman who could do the job, carry the weight or march and run with the weight which is needed.
We had one woman with us as a test in the Arctic and mountain warfare training in the Arctic and it was a disgrace to even think this woman who was supposed to have even the best could do the job.
All a woman has to do to get in the marines is 1 yes 1 pull up and 2 pulls ups to graduate which is a disgrace too.
They have more time for a run, less weight to carry .
It’s time to stop this nonsense about women thinking they can do the same job, they cannot , we are built differently also to be fair some men I;ve seen should not be in the military at all, ie.e Manning the homosexual who gave our secrets away is a prime example.
The military shuld not be used as a social agenda for the new party called the socialist party
...oh yeah, they are already in all those highly sought-after jobs.
Mature people ought to accept that there are no females in the NFL and no female Dogfaces in the Army and no primary Infantry MOS fem Marines. There are reasons.
tell me that is a joke please.
We had a woman with us who was on her period, because we were in the Arctic she had to carry her tampon wiht her and waiting for her to change in minus 50 with the wind chill is pure B/S
We’re arguing with these fools in their folly, or in this case, in their deceptiveness.
They don’t really want fems in the infantry,
they want to destroy the effectiveness of the infantry.
Just like they don’t really care if gays get married,
they want to destroy the concept of marriage.
“My orders are to weed out all non-hackers who do not pack the gear and serve in my beloved corp.”
Sounds like something obama would say!
agreed, I;ve already stated on this thread about how we had a woman with us as a test so I’ll let you read it if you want.
But have you seen the 4 women suing to get in the combat units?
They could never carry 130 pound over mountinas for 30 miles in 8 hours, hell half the men cannot and yet these idiots want to put front lines marines and soldiers in danger because of their arrogant selfish attitude.
I wrote a reort to the higher ups about this woman and told them how it did not work out but I bet my report was ripped up just like many who said openly serving homosexuals and cross dressers should not be let in the military.
It’s obvious that this admin does not care about lives , Libya was a prime example of that so lives being lost due to their social agenda is another bump in the road
As a caller to Hanity said yesterday, “Men are NOT supposed to know how it feels”. Pregnancy is a wonderful gift to women. It is part of the special spiritual bond they have with their children. Women are not victimized by pregnancy.
Politically, men need to toss political correctness and bring back logical thinking.
I’m sure there are one or two women out there that can do this. I’m sure a 300 pound man doesn’t want to be “rescued” by a 100 pound female firefighter from a 6 story building. Like she’ll be able to carry him out. Women need to realize they don’t have the physical ability men do.
Thank God for men!
Female leaders in combat:
...While most of us actually hear female voices more clearly, men’s brains hear women’s voices first as music. But it’s not music. It’s someone giving them a honey-do list. So the brain goes into overdrive trying to analyze what is being said.
Bottom line: Men have to work harder deciphering what women are saying because they use the auditory part of the brain that processes music, not human voices. Men’s brains are not designed to listen to women’s voices. It’s not the pitch of the woman’s voice, but rather the vibration and number of sound waves that cause the problem, notes Discovery News.
But guys have no trouble at all hearing each other because men use a much simpler brain mechanism at the back of the brain to decipher another man’s voice and recognize it as speech.
agreed, my wife has just said that todays modern man have become wimps and women like.
I think she is right so don’t hold your breath about some men to actually stand up against PC.