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Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

By Pauline Jelinek
The Associated Press
Jan. 3, 2014 - 09:28AM

WASHINGTON — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, part of the process of equalizing physical standards to integrate women into combat jobs.

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