Is The Deck Stacked Against Being A Marine Officer And A Mother?

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U.S. Marines with Golf Company, Marine Combat Training Battalion (MCT), School of Infantry – West, conduct their final exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29, 2018. Golf Co. is the first integrated male/female MCT company on the West Coast.

U.S. Marines with Golf Company, Marine Combat Training Battalion (MCT), School of Infantry – West, conduct their final exercise on Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 29, 2018. Golf Co. is the first integrated male/female MCT company on the West Coast.

This chart certainly makes me think so. Look at the numbers: In every rank from lieutenant to colonel, the majority of female Marines with more than 10 years of service have no children. Most notably, among majors, it is 68 with children, 126 without.

Marine Corps Gazette

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Here’s a link to the Marine Corps Gazette article by Maj. Christie Everett that the chart accompanies.

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