The Old Marine Banana Trick

 Newly recruited female marines take their lunch with fellow soldiers after undergoing drills inside the marine headquarters in the town of Ternate, Cavite city, south of Manila February 5, 2013. There are an estimated 350 women combatants in the 10,000-member Philippine marines who go through the same rigid physical and mental training as their men counterparts. Since 2006, female marine officers of the Marine Corps have been performing in the field of assault armor, field artillery, airborne and other combat duties, a marine officer said
Newly recruited female marines take their lunch with fellow soldiers after undergoing drills inside the marine headquarters in the town of Ternate, Cavite city, south of Manila February 5, 2013. There are an estimated 350 women combatants in the 10,000-member Philippine marines who go through the same rigid physical and mental training as their men counterparts. Since 2006, female marine officers of the Marine Corps have been performing in the field of assault armor, field artillery, airborne and other combat duties, a marine officer said.

3 thoughts on “The Old Marine Banana Trick”

  1. Bananas or plantains?…if they can do it….but I believe it marginalizes the entire military….the standards will be lowered for obvious reasons….let’s talk about this…k

  2. Kris: Mmm, plantains. I just opened a bag of dried ones.
    EB: I, too, am totally bewildered. Both by the figgy duffs and the banana trick. (What you call a buh-gnaw-nah. And we refer to it as a buh-nan-nah.)

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