Female Marines Participate In Marine Combat Training At Camp LeJeune

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Pfc. Tiffany Mash of Torrance, California leads a company of Marines,... News PhotoAdult,Camp Lejeune,Conflict,Horizontal,Human Gender,Infantry,Military,North Carolina - US State,Politics,US Marine Corps,US Military,USA,War,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCAMP LEJEUNE, NC - FEBRUARY 22: Pfc. Tiffany Mash of Torrance, California leads a company of Marines, both male and female, carrying 55 pound packs at the start of a 10 kilometer training march during Marine Combat Training (MCT) on February 22, 2013 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Since 1988 all non-infantry enlisted male Marines have been required to complete 29 days of basic combat skills training at MCT after graduating from boot camp. MCT has been required for all enlisted female Marines since 1997. About six percent of enlisted Marines are female. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)