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Marines delay 3-pull-ups rule for women

More than half of the female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pull-ups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, part of the process of equalizing physical standards to integrate women into combat jobs.

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  • Headline: Marines delay 3-pull-ups rule for women
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 2 on 01/03/2014
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