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    2 Women to Graduate from Ranger School

    Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...ranger-school/

    Their class started in April with 380 males and 17 females, will graduate with 94 males and 2 females.

    --Rangers lead the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mjölnir View Post
    Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...ranger-school/

    Their class started in April with 380 males and 17 females, will graduate with 94 males and 2 females.

    --Rangers lead the way.
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    Good on those Ladies. Proves it CAN be done without lowering standards!

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    Way to go for those two. I wouldn't make it past the icebreaker session on Day-1. Hi, I'm Flaps and I quit.

    In all seriousness, lots of hateful comments on media blogs from so-called vets. They should be ashamed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garhkal View Post
    Good on those Ladies. Proves it CAN be done without lowering standards!
    I haven't followed this story at all, but that is my question; were the standards the standards or were they adjusted?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mata Leao View Post
    I haven't followed this story at all, but that is my question; were the standards the standards or were they adjusted?
    They were not adjusted.

    I congratulate those ladies wholeheartedly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garhkal View Post
    Good on those Ladies. Proves it CAN be done without lowering standards!
    I don't think there was ever a question of whether or not it CAN be done. It was fait accompli from the minute they started scouring the Army for the first couple of Olympic caliber athletes that were gonna complete the course.

    The question is whether it can be done in sufficient numbers, after you get through the first couple, you have to have them in sufficient numbers, you can't just have a couple. So, The standards will eventually drop.

    But, either way it's an impressive accomplishment. Back in the early 90s I did some night land nav training on one of the RTB intermediate courses at Camp Rudder. It's no joke. It was taking us fly boys about an hour to navigate a 100 meters
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rainmaker View Post
    I don't think there was ever a question of whether or not it CAN be done. It was fait accompli from the minute they started scouring the Army for the first couple of Olympic caliber athletes that were gonna complete the course.

    The question is whether it can be done in sufficient numbers, after you get through the first couple, you have to have them in sufficient numbers, you can't just have a couple. So, The standards will eventually drop.
    True. It is only telling if more ladies make it, as is (Not with any standards getting lowered).. BUT like you, i do feel eventually the Ranger school will get pressured "In the name of Diversity and equality" to lower the standards just to get more Ladies passing it..

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    Admiral Jon Greenert, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is greenlighting the addition of women to the Seals program.

    Also, the Marines are contemplating allowing women to train for MARSOC.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...says/31948789/

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    Quote Originally Posted by UncaRastus View Post
    Admiral Jon Greenert, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is greenlighting the addition of women to the Seals program.

    Also, the Marines are contemplating allowing women to train for MARSOC.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...says/31948789/
    Well, Of course they are..... The Girls running the Pentagon sincerely believe that the movie G.I. Jane was an actual historical documentary.
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