30 Oct '13, 8pm

Four female #Marines pass key benchmark at infantry training @USMC

Four female #Marines pass key benchmark at infantry training @USMC

Related Females begin infantry training at all-male school View Photo Gallery » U.S. Marines from Delta Company, Infantry Training Battalion, School of Infantry-East navigate their way through the obstacle course at Camp Geiger, N.C., on Oct. 4, 2013. Paul S. Mancuso/U.S. Marines Lightbox link Lightbox link Four female Marines completed a grueling 20-kilometer hike during enlisted infantry training this week, a key benchmark at the course designed to train Marines in small unit tactics, physical endurance and weaponry. The women in infantry training at Camp Geiger, North Carolina, were among the first females allowed into the course, part of an experiment to help the service integrate women into ground combat jobs, such as infantry. "Given the performance of female Marines with Delta Company, there is a high probability that some will be standing in formation at graduation...

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