U.S. Marine Corps intends to allow female soldiers in combat units in service
According to the United States, “New York Times, April 24, the U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James
World Wide Web reporter Zhong Weidong reported? ? F?? Amos announced on the night of 23 local time, U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer at Quantico, Virginia College, and a number of ground combat forces began to allow female soldiers into the combat troops. This is also the U.S. military to allow female soldiers into the combat troops has taken the first step.
Amos in the evening of the 23rd Marine Corps announced the news, aimed at the study of how female soldiers served in the regular combat troops. According to the Pentagon’s new policy in February, the female will be allowed closer to the front line “, the attitude of Amos is the embodiment of the Pentagon’s new policy.
Amos said in the next few months, the U.S. Marine Corps deployment of about 40 female to 19 barracks, involving artillery, tanks and low-altitude defense forces.
female proportion of U.S. troops in about 15%. Physical and operational requirements, the same as before the U.S. Army and Marine Corps also refused to recruit female soldiers, but now also study how to allow the female into the ground combat forces. The Pentagon’s new policy continued to prohibit female soldiers serving in the infantry, Special Operations commandos, as well as other direct combat troops, but it provides thousands of new positions for the female, such as administration, logistics and communications positions.