Category Archives: female

New in 2021: New year will see female recruits in San Diego and more boot camp gender-integration

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For the first time in history, 2021 will see women attend boot camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. In February one platoon of women will join Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, training alongside platoons of male recruits. The organization will be similar to at least nine coed companies that have trained […]

Female service member pairs $700 heels with dress blues, causing the internet to implode

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Red heels are the mark of designer Christian Louboutin, whose shoes are a status symbol in the footwear world. But to the online military community, they could be anything from an act of rebellion against uniform regulations to a downright financially irresponsible purchase. US Army WTF Moments shared an image of a female service member […]

Female service member pairs $700 heels with dress blues, causing the internet to implode

female-service-member-pairs-$700-heels-with-dress-blues,-causing-the-internet-to-implode

Red heels are the mark of designer Christian Louboutin, whose shoes are a status symbol in the footwear world. But to the online military community, they could be anything from an act of rebellion against uniform regulations to a downright financially irresponsible purchase. US Army WTF Moments shared an image of a female service member […]

These 2 female Marines are in the brig on assault charges. Both claim trauma from rape

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On Veterans Day 2020, a small group of activists and Marines’ family members gathered outside the Marine Barracks in Washington in the hopes of bringing attention to what they saw as injustice. Two female Marines are in the brig “for assault charges after experiencing flashbacks due to being raped,” a press release from the Military […]

In bid for more female pilots, Air Force removes height requirement

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The Air Force has removed the initial height requirements for officers who wish to become aviators, which it feared was discouraging women from even applying to become pilots. As of May 13, the Air Force said in a Thursday release, initial applicants who want to become aviators no longer require waivers if they are shorter […]