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  • Congress Takes 1st Step in Forcing Marines to Make Boot Camp Coed

    06/18/2019 6:34:06 AM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies
    military.com ^ | June 12, 2019 | Gina Harkins
    The commandant of the Marine Corps will have five years to stop separating men and women at the service's oldest boot camp, if a new amendment added to the 2020 defense authorization bill survives to ratification. Rep. Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel subcommittee, proposed the amendment on Wednesday, "Training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina, may not be segregated based on gender," the measure states. "The Commandant of the Marine Corps shall carry out this subsection not later than five years after the date of the enactment...