Women & USMC Training: Mind, Body & Soul

Research Paper Title Female Marine Recruit Training: Mood, Body Composition, and Biomechanical Changes. Purpose The US Marine Corps (USMC) is an elite military organisation. Marine recruit training (RT) is a physically and psychologically intense 13-wk-long course designed to transform civilians into Marines through shared hardship and arduous training. the researchers conducted a study of female… Read More


Article: Women, Equality & the USMC

Article Title Are All Marines Really Equal? Abstract No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge rhe privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the… Read More

News: Get Over It! We Are Not All Created Equal

“In the end, my main concern is not whether women are capable of conducting combat operations, as we have already proven that we can hold our own in some very difficult combat situations; instead, my main concern is a question of longevity. Can women endure the physical and physiological rigors of sustained combat operations, and… Read More

News: First Women on USMC Infantry Course Fail :(

The first two women to attempt the US Marine Corps’ Infantry course have failed. The first trainee dropped out on the first day whilst attempting to complete the combat endurance test. The second trainee got further into the course but dropped out due to unspecified medical reasons. Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/ondeadline/2012/10/15/marines-women-combat-infantry-training/1634903/

News: First Women Attend US Marine Corps Infantry Course

The US Marine Corps has for the first time allowed women to attend their infantry officers course. Two female marines joined 107 male comrades for the first time to take the Combat Endurance Test, the first step of the Infantry Officer Course at Marine Corps Base Quantico. One of the two women that started the… Read More