Leadership with Marine Special Operations Command is assessing its standards in preparation for integrating female Marines into critical skills operator roles, which may come early next year. So far, MARSOC has not opened its doors to female Marines, but that could change.
"We're bringing in folks to conduct a review of our standards within MARSOC and our training pipeline," said Maj. Gen. Joseph Osterman, MARSOC commander to Marine Corps Times. "Just to make sure that we've got a good objective set of gender-neutral standards that are there."
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.