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Female Marines Not Required To Do 1 Pull-Up
CNSNews.com ^ | December 27, 2013 | Barbara Boland

Posted on 12/27/2013 2:55:58 PM PST by ConservativeInPA

Females in the Marine Corps will not have to meet the physical fitness standard--set to go into effect as of January --of being able to do at least three pull-ups, the Corps quietly announced on social media.

Unlike their female counterparts, male Marines have long been required to do at least 3 pullups.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: femalemarines; feminazism; marines; navy; usmarines
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Meanwhile, Obama has instituted a requirement that all male Marines must be able to perform three ankle grabs.
1 posted on 12/27/2013 2:55:58 PM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: ConservativeInPA

All they ever wanted was equal treatment.


2 posted on 12/27/2013 2:58:06 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

What about transgendered?...(sad but its now a legitimate question in Obama miltary)


3 posted on 12/27/2013 3:00:48 PM PST by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: ConservativeInPA

a physically-fit female - 70% aerobic capacity of an average 50 year old male. 50% strength capacity in the shoulders/upper arms.


4 posted on 12/27/2013 3:00:55 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

If arm strength is necessary to be a good soldier, then they should all have to meet the standard. If it’s not necessary, eliminate the requirement. Why two standards for the same job?


5 posted on 12/27/2013 3:02:48 PM PST by BinaryBoy (Socialism is slavery.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

The grand military experiment that will ultimately get an awful lot of people killed marches on........


6 posted on 12/27/2013 3:03:11 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: ConservativeInPA
do the faggots have female fitness standards too???
7 posted on 12/27/2013 3:03:32 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: headstamp 2

yep!


8 posted on 12/27/2013 3:04:19 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11) Hey, Harry Reid.. 1-800-318-2596!)
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To: ConservativeInPA

We’ve never done pull-ups. We’ve always done the flexed arm hang.. and that is NOT easy.


9 posted on 12/27/2013 3:05:12 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Grab three Female Marine's Ankles and you'll be lucky to only go to the Brig.
10 posted on 12/27/2013 3:07:13 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I am 34, and I can still do 24 pull ups. I remember being in NROTC, and the midshipman females who were contracted to go to the Marines, could do 17, 23, and 16. I was impressed.


11 posted on 12/27/2013 3:07:19 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: ConservativeInPA

In my day we had to do 20 dead hang pull ups to get 100pts on the pft. Dang how times have changed.


12 posted on 12/27/2013 3:08:01 PM PST by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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To: ConservativeInPA

They will be great when they have to climb over walls and large hills.


13 posted on 12/27/2013 3:08:07 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Well, some of the bigger gals have these ‘obstructions’ that get in the way of executing a complete and proper pull-up. I won’t elaborate.


14 posted on 12/27/2013 3:08:50 PM PST by lee martell
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To: ConservativeInPA

Equality means being unequal in Obama’s world.


15 posted on 12/27/2013 3:09:58 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: ConservativeInPA

I’ve had five kids and I can still do twelve pull ups. These women who can’t even do one pull up aren’t qualified to be mothers let alone be Marines!


16 posted on 12/27/2013 3:10:15 PM PST by MeganC (Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell! https://mattbevin.com/)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Reminds me of one of my favorite scenes from Full Metal Jacket.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAWjW6p5TUg


17 posted on 12/27/2013 3:12:37 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: ConservativeInPA

If they can’t do at least 20 pull-ups (male, female or whatever), they don’t deserve to be called Marines.


18 posted on 12/27/2013 3:13:48 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SandyInSeattle

>>>We’ve never done pull-ups. We’ve always done the flexed arm hang.. and that is NOT easy.<<<

But it’s obviously easier than doing pull-ups. Just saying. Not to mention you don’t have those nasty apples to apples comparisons.


19 posted on 12/27/2013 3:14:03 PM PST by BJ1
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To: Steely Tom

We are just unreconstructed sexist pigs for wanting members of our fighting forces to, you know, win a fight.


20 posted on 12/27/2013 3:14:22 PM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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