Fitness Requirement for Female Marines Postponed

Only 45 percent of women in boot camp met the minimum requirement of three pullups.
3:00 | 01/03/14

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The Marine Corps is the latest fitness requirement for new -- -- recruits after more than half. Could not complete three pull ups raising new questions inside the military about a decision to integrate women. In -- combat units. With a polyp test now optional new recruits will be allowed to try flexed arm -- that would need to be held for fifteen seconds. Officials critical of the decision argue that training for the polyp test builds strength for combat related activity the hang they say. Does not there is no timetable for -- final decision on the specs for the new female fitness requirement. Women will not be fully integrated into fighting units until 2016.

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