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West Point doubles down on controversial boxing program

September 20, 2016 | 7:47 PM GMT
With the inclusion of women in all combat roles, the United States Military Academy at West Point is now requiring female cadets to take its boxing class, which has drawn criticism after reporting 185 concussions in the past five years. The mandatory class is one of the last barriers to complete gender integration in the U.S. Army.