The leaders of the United States’ armed forces try hard to have equity among its ranks. The physical readiness tests allow for differences in results based on gender and age and weight limits based on gender and height. The problem is there is a fight on whether that equity should exist. There are members of the military who say if a female cannot perform as well physically as a male then they should not be in the military. This can lead to females having higher disability rates from the need to prove themselves. Different rules have been put in place to limit the amount anyone would have to carry by instituting 2-man lifts, but still females will have pressure to do the job by themself because someone else has done it. Females can do their job exceedingly well but due to the belief in equality instead of equity, face harder obstacles in the military.
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