Skip to comments.Report: 84% of Women Fail New Army Combat Fitness Test
Posted on 11/08/2019 11:41:41 AM PST by jazusamo
(CNSNews.com) In a new report, the Center for Military Readiness says that 84% of women fail the New Army Combat Fitness Test and that all military officials should drop the gender diversity agenda and put mission readiness and combat lethality first.
It makes no sense for recruiters to devote more time and money recruiting gender diverse trainees who are more likely to be injured, less likely to want infantry assignments, and less likely to remain through basic training or physically-demanding combat arms assignments for twenty years or more, states the CMR report .
On the other side of the issue, the Department of Defense Women in Service Review says it conducted an extensive review of all laws and policies concerning women in the armed forces in 2011 and 2012, taking into consideration the outstanding performance of more than 280,000 women who deployed and served alongside men in Iraq and Afghanistan.
As a result, in 2016, after what the DOD describes as five years of extensive research, analysis, and scrutiny, the Department decided to eliminate restrictions on what positons women could hold in the military, opening 213,600 positons that had been closed to women and 52 closed military occupational specialties.
According to the Department of Defense , 16% of the overall active duty force is comprised of females, with 170,000 women enlisted and over 40,000 women officers.
[T]hese occupations, positions, and platforms will be available for the assignment of all men or women who meet the validated occupational standards, said the DOD report. Anyone, regardless of gender, who can meet operationally relevant standards, will have the opportunity to serve in any position.
The Center for Military Readiness argues against policy changes to allow women to serve in the infantry or in direct ground combat.
Pentagon leaders pushed for gender quotas of 25-30 percent of women and 10 percent in the Marine Corps, which the CMR says led to lowering the requirements with the implementation of the gender- neutral Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT).
In this ACFT, women have a high failure rate, states the CMR report. The final results will not be released until October 2020 but the report contends that the results will not change the inevitable: more female injuries, less-demanding training for men, and overall standards that are equal but lower than before.
Women are serving with courage as they always have, said the CMR. But in two major categories unequal physical capabilities and sexual misconduct signs of a failing social experiment are increasingly obvious.
This from a month ago!
77% of this combat battalion are female:
I am NOT in favor of this but one simply can no longer use the IDF as an example of a military force of all male foot soldiers.
Israeli women’s combat roles exaggerated, military traditionalists say
By Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times - Monday, May 25, 2015
Study Finds Women Don’t Belong in Combat
New book shows women in combat suffer much more serious non-combat injuries, alleges IDF cover-up.
Gil Ronen, 11/06/14 14:46
I understand that the IDF brass doesn’t want this. It’s being forced on them by liberals in the Knesset. Nonetheless it’s happening.
“Caracal Battalion engaged in combat on September 21, 2012 on the Egyptian border, following the infiltration of a group of terrorists. Responding to a radio report of the attack, in a fire-fight a female Caracal infantry soldier killed a terrorist, who was wearing a Suicide Belt.
In October 2014, a jeep of the battalion was attacked by militants from the Egyptian border with gunfire and an anti-tank missile. Two soldiers were injured. One of the injured, female officer, Captain Or Ben-Yehuda, nonetheless dismounted from the jeep and returned fire killing one militant in the fire-fight.”
I see many female airman at my local AFB that have big rear ends or thunder thighs. There is no way they could pass a legitimate fitness test. I don’t know how they get past the recruiter.
I guess you’re choosing truth over facts.
Caracal Battalion engaged in combat on September 21, 2012 on the Egyptian border, following the infiltration of a group of terrorists. Responding to a radio report of the attack, in a fire-fight a female Caracal infantry soldier killed a terrorist, who was wearing a Suicide Belt.
In October 2014, a jeep of the battalion was attacked by militants from the Egyptian border with gunfire and an anti-tank missile. Two soldiers were injured. One of the injured, female officer, Captain Or Ben-Yehuda, nonetheless dismounted from the jeep and returned fire killing one militant in the fire-fight.
16 percent pass is good news for everyone.
Your article is FOUR years old!
Women petition High Court for the right to serve as tank crew in IDF
After tanks, IDF now trying out women in combat roles on navy warships
Of course they’re playing shell games! All this shit will end when the bullets and bombs really start flying.
The point is that the IDF does not exclude females from combat. Period.
It’s worth a lot, thank you.
No kidding. If we were ever able to field a battalion of 90lbs Weinstein victims, we would be unstoppable!
Only for about one week out of 4. Then, even special forces around the world would quake in their boots.
WSO in backseat (Lieutenant Matthew Klemish) ejected and survived, backseat most always goes first because you don’t want the frontseater’s ejection seat rockets frying the back-seater.
Report: 84% of Army Women Not Fit for Combat, fixed it.
Is the IDF dragging its feet to meet the demands of feminists screaming for equality? Yes they are. Is it accurate to say the IDF used to have women in combat roles but not longer do because it didn't work out? No, it is not.
See all the links below refuting wiki.
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