Women Undergo Testing to Join the Royal Marines

August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018: Up to 20 women are to compete for combat roles in the Royal Marines for the first time. They will take part in grueling “gender-free” selection tests and be required to meet the same physical standards as men.

About 1,350 women inquired about joining the marines but only about 20 have gone on to start the “selection process”, according to the Ministry of Defence.

Read the full story: Women fight, run and yomp into marines (thetimes.co.uk)

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