March 11, 2021

Where Fitness Is the Job, Army Struggles to Be a Fair Boss With Female Troops

Featuring Emma Moore

Source: The New York Times

Journalist Jennifer Steinhauer

For 99 percent of Americans, this question will never come up in a job interview: Can you hang from a bar and tuck your legs to your chest?

It has, however, become a central issue for the Army, where fitness levels of recruits have come under greater scrutiny over the past two decades, precisely the same time that women have been seeking entry into elite combat units and advancement in leadership roles.

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Authors

  • Emma Moore

    Research Associate

    Emma Moore is a Research Associate at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Moore is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brute Krulak Center for Innovation and Creativity at...