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Marine Corps Officially Says They'll Let Women Train for (Some Types…

It's happening: the Marine Corps officially announced — as expected — that it will allow women to start training at its intensive infantry officer school at Quantico, VA and join some ground combat battalions. The changes will provide the Marine Corps' 13,800 women (out of 197,800 men — the Marines are the most… » 7/09/12 6:30pm 7/09/12 6:30pm

Don't Put Women in Combat, Says Female Combat Veteran

Last April, the Marine Corps announced that it would begin integrating female officers into its Infantry Officer Course, a monumental step towards allowing women to serve in front-line combat that would also open up more promotions for women, some of whom have been complaining for decades that prohibiting women from… » 7/05/12 10:00am 7/05/12 10:00am

Selfish Women Will Ruin Everything If They're Allowed to Be Army…

It feels like we've been having the same argument about women in the military since before the Planet Earth was even formed, but since we're finally at a point where women might soon be allowed into all areas of service, even combat, the anti-lady forces are really starting to lose their shit. At issue right now is… » 6/14/12 10:25am 6/14/12 10:25am

Marine Corps Comes to Its Senses, Allows Women to Train for Combat

The issue of women in combat has long been a thorny one for the military. While laws forbidding women from serving in combat were repealed 20 years ago, there have been Pentagon regulations that have essentially done the same thing since then, and women have been relegated to support roles rather than combat… » 4/20/12 2:00pm 4/20/12 2:00pm