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Broken feet and hurt shoulders: Male Marines have far more injuries than women at Infantry Officer Course

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Corps’ 13-week Infantry Officer Course, or IOC, has a reputation of being one of the most physically demanding courses in the Marines. Only two women have thus far successfully navigated the school. But, despite the low graduation rate among female candidates at IOC, their male colleagues have had far more injuries over the past two years. From June 2016 until June 2018, there were 41 reported injuries at IOC,…