U.S. Marine Corps Lifts Restrictions on Women Recruits
The U.S Marine Corps is lifting one more restriction placed on women recruits.
In 2014, all female Marines will be required to perform pull-ups during their annual physical fitness test, just like their male counterparts.
It is the latest in a wave of changes the Marine Corps is making to break long-standing gender inequalities.
The decision was announced the same day that four female veterans sued the defense department over policies that restrict women from some combat positions.