All Woke Up: Gender-neutral drill sergeants

Empower Wisconsin | Dec. 23, 2022

No, sir. No, ma’am.

There’s no room for gendered terms in Joe Biden’s woke U.S. Marine Corps.

From the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli (and everywhere in between), the Marines are minding their pronouns.

“A $2 million, Marine Corps-funded academic study of gender-integrated training recommends eliminating the use of the gendered terms ‘Sir’ and ‘Ma’am’ for drill instructors,” said U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI 8th CD).

Gallagher says the study claims, without any empirical evidences or citations of published research, that gender identifiers are problematic. Why?

Because:

  1. ‘Gendered identifiers have the potential to remind recruits of negative stereotypes they hold and could subconsciously affect the way recruits react to drill instructors of different genders.’
  2. ‘Gendered salutations and responses prime recruits to think about or visually search for a drill instructor’s gender first, before their rank or role.’
  3. There is ‘the possibility of misgendering drill instructors, which can unintentionally offend or cause discord.’

Gallagher, who served for seven years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, including two deployments to Iraq, is ranking member of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee. He said the report and its recommendations are obviously insane.

“I hope the Commandant not only rejects the recommendation but also asks for his money back,” the congressman said. “The Marine Corps may have problems, but the use of gendered terms at boot camp is not one of them.”

Gallagher said the recommendation to drop gender identifiers contradicts U.S. military leaders’ contentions that wokeism doesn’t exist in the military. The report is the latest social re-engineering project to hit the U.S. armed services.

“Playing such dumb games in academia or entertainment is one thing, but now we are meddling with the life-or-death business of warfighting,” Gallagher said. “If we keep integrating such woke nonsense into deterrence, then we will see more deterrence failures.”

Yes, sir. Yes, ma’am. Yet another stupid identity politics play brought to you by the painfully woke Biden administration.

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One response to “All Woke Up: Gender-neutral drill sergeants”

  1. Mary Ameigh Avatar
    Mary Ameigh

    Gender neutral is such a farce. Your male or female physiology and your hormones determine who you are male or female. This Trans and the rest not supported scientific evidence it is more like the Emperors New Clothes. Just another way to confuse possibly mentally ill people and groom children.

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