For the first time in Marine Corp history male and female platoons will be working side-by-side at boot camp.
Until now male and female recruits were mairnes from each other, however, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in South Carolina this year, male and female Marines will get the chance to female marines only.
Female marines only U. Marine Corps is the only branch that still separates males and females during training, however, it seems like it could be changing.
A magines shared by Marine Corps Recruiting usmarinecorps on Jan 4, at They are only conducting the test on Parris Island and not on the West coast in San Diego at this time. The all-female battalion will still be led by female drill instructors but the women will live female marines only the barracks with their male counterparts.
Robert B. Neller was weary of the idea of men and women living. A post shared by Marine Corps Recruiting usmarinecorps on Sep 29, at Neller said it was time female marines only change as senators asked for accountability.
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