Females Worry About Misogynistic Marines Preventing Integration Of New Female Infantry Officer

US | Jonah Bennett
Female and male Marine recruits listen to instructions as they prepare for a swimming test during boot camp February 25, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina. Male and female recruits are expected to meet the same standards during their swim qualification test. All female enlisted Marines and male Marines who were living east of the Mississippi River when they were recruited attend boot camp at Parris Island. About six percent of enlisted Marines are female. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘You have to prove you are there because you are worth something and not just filling a quota’

Marine Leaders Back Out Of House Hearing On Nude Photo Scandal

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Robert Neller

Offered one-on-one meetings instead

Nude Photo Scandal To Appear In Every Active Marine's Permanent Record

US | Jonah Bennett
Marine Gen. Robert Neller

‘We are Marines 24/7, regardless of where we are or what we are doing’

Former Judge Advocate Calls For Marine Commandant's Resignation Over Photo Scandal

US | Jonah Bennett
Marine Gen. Robert Neller

‘It seems clear that the commandant is more than simply ignorant of this criminal behavior: He is also apathetic’

Marine Corps Commandant Wants To Crack Down On 'General Jackassery'

National Security | Russ Read

Neller pointed out alcohol abuse is a crucial problem in the Corps

Marine Corps Will Allow Women To Do Pushups Instead Of Flexed-Arm Hang Or Pullups

US | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

The Marine Corps says the new changes will make the force more lethal.

Marine Corps Is Ready To Give Trump Its Recommendations On Women In Combat

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Robert Neller

‘If we’re asked what our best military advice is on that, we’ll make that known at that time’

Marine Commandant Says 'Mad Dog' Mattis Actually Is A Good Listener And Very Measured

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Neller testifies at the Senate hearing about women deployed in ground combat units on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘He listens and he’s decisive’

Marine Corps Policy: Transgenders Can Be Booted Out For Not Meeting Standards Of New Gender

US | Jonah Bennett
Neller testifies at the Senate hearing about women deployed in ground combat units on Capitol Hill in Washington

Commanders can also delay transition out in the field if there aren’t adequate medical facilities available

Obama Has Not Spoken With Any Top Military Officials About Sequestration

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Obama speaks about Chelsea bombing in New York

‘I have not personally had a conversation’

Marine Corps Is Desperate To Recruit More Women By Showing Service Is Not A 'Good Ol' Boys Club' Anymore

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marine Corps handout photo of Lt. Johanna Shaffer sharing a cookie with an Afghan child in Farah Province

‘Go recruit more women. Find them. They’re out there’

Women Can't Do Pullups, So Marine Corps Will Let Them Do Pushups Instead

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marine Lance Corporal

Marine Commandant Gen. Robert Neller called the fitness change the biggest since 1972

Military Thinks Pentagon Bureaucracy Is Moving Way Too Fast On Transgenders

US | Jonah Bennett

Army Chief of Staff and Marine Commandant also asked for more time

Marine Corps To Remove 'Man' From 19 Job Titles To Make Women Feel Included

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

Changes to come any day now

Hunter: High Female Marine Failure Rate Will Result In Lowered Standards

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

‘This is what happens when you have a military decision made for political ends’

85 Percent Of Female Marine Recruits Flunking Out Of New Combat Tests

US | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

‘We’re trying to raise everybody’s bar a little bit’

Marine Corps Floats Plan That Says Women Don't Have To Do Any Pullups

US | Jonah Bennett
Audrey Leung, from the Bronx, is assisted by a United States Marine during an endurance test put together by the Marines in Times Square

‘As women work on them to increase their score, they can be confident that they won’t fail a PFT’

Cruz Breaks With Other Candidates, Slams Drafting Females

Elections | Jonah Bennett
Senator Ted Cruz (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘It is immoral and if I am president, we ain’t doing it’

Reps Forward Bill To Require Women Ages 18 To 26 To Sign Up For The Draft

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

‘The natural conclusion of that policy is that this opens young women up to the draft’