A new report states that a female captain who was allowed to return to training after she quit and still might become the Air Force’s first woman to complete elite special tactics training admitted that at the very time she arrived at Combat Control School in North Carolina in January 2020, the hardest part of the year-long program, the physical standards had been lowered.
The woman complained in an April 2021 memo.
“I believe the change in standards invalidated me with a majority of my team,” she said. “One [instructor] cadre member had a conversation with a student and said that the cadre ‘rioted’ when they found out the PT test was changing back to lesser standards. … Perhaps all of this timing was coincidental, but looks