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Marine leader: Infantry skeptical about women

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/01/2013 @ 11:53 pm In U.S. | No Comments

(Associated Press) A Marine Corps survey found about 17 percent of male Marine respondents who planned to stay in the service or were undecided said they would likely leave if women move into combat positions.

That number jumped to 22 percent if women are assigned involuntarily to those jobs, according to the survey.

Also listed among the top concerns by male Marines about the policy change were fears about being falsely accused of sexual harassment or assault, fraternization, and preferential treatment of some Marines.


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