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Marine Corps quietly delays pullup requirement for women




The Marine Corps has delayed the requirement for female Marines to do three pullups because most women have so far been unable to pass the test-For 40 years, male recruits were required to perform three pullups to prove their upper body strength for combat-But 55 percent of female recruits could not complete all three pullups, compared to just 1 percent of male recruits who could not-This suggests a need by the Marine Corps to hide the fact that equality in combat may not be possible

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