Hunters Are the Real Environmentalists

From Worldcrunch: This forthright memoir quickly found a wide audience — Americans are so fond of initiation journeys. Lily Raff McCaulou describes her growing respect for her new fellow hunters. Still, hunters are killers, right? “They are truly invested in protecting their surroundings. In a sense, I see them as true environmentalists. I was impressed and I wanted to be like them,” she writes in an email. In the book,…

October 27, 2012

First Women Wash Out of Marine Combat Training

From Battleland: The second female Marine officer has washed out of the corps’ infantry-officer training, Marine Corps Times reports. That means both women – along with nearly 30 of 107 men – have failed to make it through the grueling 13-week course.

October 26, 2012