Army's first female infantry officer says lowering fitness standards for women would put 'mission at risk'

The woman who became the Army’s first female infantry officer is now speaking out against lowering fitness standards for females in a test that evaluates troops’ combat readiness, arguing that doing so would “not only undermine their credibility, but also place those women, their teammates and the mission at risk.”  The comments from Capt. Kristen Griest, an Army Ranger School graduate, come following reports this month that the U.S. Army is considering