Marine Corps Study Casts Doubt on the Success of Gender-Integrated Units

Marine Corps Study Casts Doubt on the Success of Gender-Integrated UnitsA new Marine Corps report highlights the complexity of integrating women into combat units, a process that could happen early next year. To guide its recommendation, the Marine Corps conducted a nine-month study to understand how gender-integrated units performed in comparison to the traditional all-male units. The test unit, known as the Ground Combat Element Integrated Task Force (ITF), was made up of 300 male Marines and 100 female Marines who trained together to simulate their performance in a deployment.

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