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Marines try training women to be grunts

Corps to spend year researching prospects for female riflemen
By Gretel C. Kovach7:04 A.M.SEPT. 25, 2013 Updated10:57 A.M. SEPT. 27, 2013

The first female Marines began enlisted infantry training today as the Corps launched a year of research into prospects for women in the service’s defining combat specialty – the “0311” rifleman.

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