Thursday, April 4, 2013

2 more women fail IOC

The Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course lost its two women candidates this cycle (it lost two others last fall): 
The women failed the introductory Combat Endurance Test, a punishing test of physical strength and endurance, officials at Marine Corps headquarters said Tuesday. The latest class began March 28 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., with 110 lieutenants participating. Ninety-six men passed the initial endurance test. Twelve men and two women — the only female Marines taking part — failed.
Keep in mind that the women who volunteered for this would absolutely be the most stellar of their female Marine officer peers, and their peers aren't too shabby either.

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