07 Apr '15, 10pm

2.5-year test, no women passed USMC's Infantry Officer Course.

A female lieutenant in the Infantry Officer Course hikes July 2 during the initial Combat Endurance Test at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. (Photo: Staff photo) CONNECT 56 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The two-and-a-half year period in which the Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course became gender-integrated for research will end without a single female graduate. The final iteration of IOC to accept female Marines on a volunteer basis began April 2 with two female participants. One was a volunteer and one was a member of the newly integrated ground intelligence track. Both were dropped that same day during the grueling initial Combat Endurance Test, said Capt. Maureen Krebs, a spokeswoman for Headquarters Marine Corps. Nine of the 90 men who began the course were also cut. IOC, held quarterly at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, began accepting female officers fresh...

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2015/04/07...

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  1. 11 Apr '15, 7am

    ya mean that not one of them had pms power?

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