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Senior Marine officers to be briefed on plan to open infantry training to enlisted women: Marine Corp... #marines

Senior Marine officers to be briefed on plan to open infantry training to enlisted women: Marine Corp... #marines

Marine Corps brass will be briefed soon on the service’s plan to allow enlisted women to participate in infantry training on an experimental basis beginning this fall, a Marine official said Monday. The addition of women at Infantry Training Battalion comes as the Corps continues research into what additional ground combat jobs may be opened to female Marines. As first reported by Marine Corps Times on Saturday, women will be allowed to volunteer for enlisted infantry training in similar fashion to the way new female lieutenants have been allowed to enroll in the Corps’ grueling Infantry Officer Course for the last year. “Female Marines will have the opportunity to go through the same infantry training course as their male counterparts,” according to an internal document dated Aug. 16. However, as with the research involving female officers, “female enlisted Marines who su...

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