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Women Marines still aren’t held to the same standard as men

Marines fix bayonets as they prepare to enter into the fray in Fallujah, Iraq.
Marines fix bayonets as they prepare to enter into the fray in Fallujah, Iraq.

Almost completely ignored by the American news media, a very hush-hush blow was delivered to the social engineers in the Obama-controlled Pentagon as the Marine Corps very quietly announced that the scheduled change in physical strength requirements for women would be delayed for at least a year, as reported by the right-of-center Cybercast News Service (CNSNews.com) and the left-of-center National Public Radio news (NPR), both on Dec. 27, 2013.

Never held to task to perform dead hang pull-ups as men are required as part of the Marine Corps PFT (Physical Fitness Test), women were scheduled as of Jan. 1, 2014 to successfully execute three dead hand (no body momentum) pull-ups as part of the three event strength and endurance test.

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