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Marines and Sailors of 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines do not tolerate personal attacks on their Marines, online or elsewhere, said Battalion commander Lt. Col. Warren Cook. kind of behavior flies in the face of our canada goose outlet shop service core values and this organization refuses to condone it. early developments were part of the awkward news cycle backdrop as Torres and seven other female Marines met with members of the media at a recent, long planned event meant to acknowledge their achievements and the opportunities available to women in the modern day corps.

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Marine Corps has very respectful men, the 24 year old said. not fair they be labeled based on that. seven percent of the 50,000 member Marine Expeditionary Force or 1MEF based at Camp Pendleton are women. All 337 job specialties in the force are now open to women.

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