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Trump urged to rescue Army from ‘gender-neutral hole’
A conservative military watchdog is calling on President Donald Trump to dump the Obama-era social engineering experiment, which has resulted in more than four of five women soldiers failing the new Army Combat Fitness Test.
During the Obama administration, Pentagon officials bought into false promises of a “gender-free” military where men and women would be equally capable, immune to sexual attractions, and interchangeable in physically challenging missions. And in December 2015, former Defense Secretary Ashton Carter authorized women to serve in frontline combat units.
“The theories about gender equality are not playing out the way we were promised that they would or the nation was promised,” says the CMR president. “It looks like the Caissons’ wheels are falling off – and it’s not the women’s fault.
“It is not women failing,” she continues. “It is the policymakers who try to pretend – and [who] still pretend – that men and women are interchangeable in all military positions, even though the evidence very clearly says to the contrary.”