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May 2014    |    Volume: 46    |    Number: 5

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The biomechanics of women in combat

Better training, not lower standards, points the proper way toward diversity in the armed forces

By Pamela McCauley Bush

The U.S. Armed Forces are made up of the five armed service branches: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy. These services have a leading role in the security and safety of the United States and its worldwide interests. To ensure the readiness of the soldiers, the armed forces rely on physical readiness testing (PRT) to assess the preparation of both male and female soldiers.

 


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