The summary of the recent Marine Corps study didn’t cast a favorable light on women in combat, and a new 33-page internal memo serves to bolster that conclusion.
The commander of the Navy's special warfare units is recommending that the SEALs and combat crew jobs be opened to women, but he warns that women will have greater risk of injury and says the service may be pressured to adjust or lower standards for the jobs.
The Marine Corps general in charge of implementing a Pentagon plan to open ground combat jobs to women concluded there are benefits as well as significant risks to the proposal, and he outlined ways to eliminate most of an anticipated weakening of combat effectiveness during the transition, according to a document leaked Wednesday to The San Diego Union-Tribune.
London-based design firm Hawk Yachts will be previewing a truly unique yacht at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015 which kicked off yesterday. Dubbed the Sea Hawk, this superyacht aims at revolutionizing the yachting scene from all angles – it’s big, beautiful and incorporates fantastic and awe-modernistic features.
A 91,000 ton vessel set sail yesterday afternoon for a typical cruise to New England and Canada. But what wasn't typical was who was in command, reports CBS News's travel editor, Peter Greenberg.
The plan to make America’s military more politically correct ran into a bit of a snag this week. Barack Obama has been pushing to get women into combat roles, in addition to a variety of other politicized moves including supporting women in Ranger training.
Well, the results are in from a recent study and its doesn't look promising for combat effectiveness if women are integrated into Marine Corps infantry. However, it appears these inconvenient results are going to be ignored by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus who seems ready to sacrifice lives and military readiness on the altar of political correctness.
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan has said the Navy will have women pilots shortly and will prepare itself to have women on Navy ships in future.
A heavy equipment operator, port construction manager, shoe company executive and maritime university student have encouraged women from Long Beach, US to explore careers in shipping industry at this week’s fifth annual ‘Celebrating Women in Trade’ luncheon held at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Awarded under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Maritime Standard Woman in Shipping Award further highlights Jasamin's significant contributions towards the UAE's shipping landscape.
Abeer Al Shaali is proud that her father Mohammed Al Shaali’s successful yacht-building business, Gulf Craft, has almost 2,000 employees from a wide range of nationalities.
The Indian Navy is set to open the doors soon for increased role of women on its rolls but has made it clear that there will be no combat positions yet.