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Few female Marines step forward for infantry
Washington Times ^ | November 25, 2012 | Kristia Wong

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: equality; infantry; marines; military
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To: QT3.14
Just don't lower the standards then claim women can do the same job!!

This is Ubama's sodomized, post-America military - - I would think he'll want some kind of "affirmative action" quotas, sooner or later. And the Ubama administration absolutely loves transexuals - - look for them coming soon to a Marine corps base near you.

51 posted on 11/28/2012 6:10:33 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: manc

I agree with you but sadly that ship has sailed. In between socialism here and the emasculation of our military, our nation’s days are numbered.


52 posted on 11/28/2012 6:45:10 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Secret Agent Man

remember how out of 20 firemen 19 lassed the test and all were white the 20th guy was hispanic and then blacks claimed the test is geared towards whites.

When is this nonsense eevr going to stop?

Seriously common sense tells us that you get the person most qualified for the job but in liberal la la land it seems they dont care about that unless it affects them directly.

Im shot, I need carrying out , rounds are flying and the 120 pound woman comes along and what is she going to do , carry me, my kit, my gun, and her kit?
Hell no she can;t

Saying that I;’ve seen many men today who are either very fairy looking and look like Manning or just fat never iron clothes, shine boots, look after kit military members.

I will never forget when here in Jacksonville we had a few ships come in and the Navy guys and gals were just a bag of S$$$, hands in pockets, looked scruffy, awful and a disgrace to the military.
The women were so overweight and talked in such a way you would have thought they had just come off the street.

I asked one why she joined and she was honest. Pay off loans and get school while never getting in harms way.

The coastguard on the small ship, patrol one were te most professional, they knew their job, they were presenting themselves very well and made the coast guard look very professional.


53 posted on 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: elkfersupper; Secret Agent Man; Coldwater Creek

>they are protectors, not primary protectors, secondary protectors.

Actually, females will evovle to be primary protectors in an r-selected environment, in r/K selection theory in evolutionary biology.

Read my profile. It explains why Libs have all these weird traits, like wanting women to be like men, no competition, promiscuity, destruction of marriage, earlier sexualization of children, no loyalty to in-group, etc.

It all comes down to their ideology being a psychological strategy to best exploit free resource availability. It’s seen commonly in nature, and has all of these traits, where it is found. (think Bunny rabbits, in fields of grass they will never fully consume).

This is why the Liberal is like this.


54 posted on 11/29/2012 3:53:41 PM PST by AnonymousConservative (Why did Liberals evolve within our species? www.anonymousconservative.com)
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