Roughly 129 Marines recently became the first women to graduate boot camp in the Corps’ new female blue dress coat, officials have announced.

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Sgt. Olivia G. Ortiz/US Marine Corps

With women slowly trickling into Marine Corps combat arms positions, Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has a simple message on the matter: Just do your damn job.

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U.S. Marine Corps/Sgt. Dana Beesley

Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo / Lance Cpl. Richard Currier/ Released.

The career of one of the first female infantry Marines has come to an ignominious end after she admitted to having a romantic relationship with a Marine under her command whom she later married, Task & Purpose confirmed on Wednesday.

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CAMP PENDLETON – Sgt. Margarita Palli, an instructor at the Marine Combat Training Battalion, knew early on who her platoon standout would be.

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