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Pioneering Female Ranger School Grad: Lowering Fitness Standards for Women Is a Bad Idea

The Army's first female infantry officer is urging the service not to revert to separate fitness standards for men and women. In an essay recently posted online by West Point's Modern War Institute, Capt. Kristen Griest said that evaluating women based on lower fitness standards would not only hurt the effectiveness of combat arms units, it also would hurt women in the Army. "Under a gender-based system, women in combat arms have to fight every day to dispel the notion that their presence inherently weakens these more


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Seattle-Based Coast Guard Icebreaker Returns Home After First Mission in Nearly 40 Years to Wintertime Arctic

Pioneering Female Ranger School Grad: Lowering Fitness Standards for Women Is a Bad Idea

Marine Corps Rifle Qualification Is Getting Its First Major Overhaul in More Than 100 Years

In a Navy with Lots of Traditions, a Small, Very Personal One Continues

Air Force's Troubled KC-46 Tanker to Begin 'Limited Operations,' 2 Years After Delivery

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Marin Theatre Company and Round House Theatre Announce Extension of "The Catastrophist"

Air Force Testing Out Weapons That Fry Enemy Drones with Directed Energy, Microwaves

TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: The Marsh Presents Hai-Ting Chinn's "Science Fair: An Opera with Experiments"