More than 1, women have inquired about joining the Commandos, according to a Sunday Times report. Women are undergoing physical testing which could see them begin training to become Royal Marines for the first time, it has been reported. It comes two years after then-Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the ban on women serving in Royal marines women close" combat roles would be lifted.
More than 1, females have inquired about becoming potential bootnecks, and 20 have gone on to begin the selection process, the Sunday Times reports. The newspaper said it understands they are undergoing preliminary testing, which involves an "Royal marines women" and two one-and-a-half mile timed treadmill runs. A Royal Navy spokesman said there had "already
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The Sunday Times that women have been told they must meet the same physical standards as men, and will sleep in the same dormitories to protect "troop "Royal marines women." To achieve the coveted green beret, recruits must complete a nine-mile speed march in 90 minutes, and a six-mile endurance course in under 73 minutes, and 71 minutes for officers.
The move to relax the rules came in July after extensive research, and a recommendation from the then-head of the British Army, General Sir Nick Carter. Earlier this year it was reported that one female RAF Regiment recruit quit two weeks into Royal marines women week course after falling behind her male counterparts.
The decision to lift the ban saw the UK join Israel, Australia and the United States as among countries which allow women to serve on the front line.
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