Thursday, September 10, 2015

All Male Infantry Units Outperform Mixed Gender/All Female Teams

Thanks to William for the link!

via USA Today.
All-male ground combat squads proved faster, stronger and more lethal in most cases than units that included women, concludes a Marine Corps study that evaluated the impact of integrating women into all jobs.
The women also suffered higher injury rates during physically demanding training, according to a summary of the study released Thursda
Then this...
Women also struggled with obstacles designed to test upper body strength in simulated combat. "For example, when negotiating the wall obstacle, male Marines threw their packs to the top of the wall, whereas female Marines required regular assistance in getting their packs to the top," the summary said.
Read it here. 

Take that Haynie and the rest of you slack jawed bastards over at USNI Blog.

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