Thursday, January 7, 2021
The DoD's Body Composition Standards Are Harming Female Service Members
Major Sharon Sisbarro is a Communication Strategy and Operations Officer assigned to Headquarters Marine Corps and temporarily supporting the DOD Board on Diversity and Inclusion. She has eleven years commissioned service. Major Kerry Hogan is currently serving as the Adjutant, II MEF Information Group. She has sixteen years commissioned service. Major Sara Kirstein is currently serving as a Manpower Officer with Marine Corps Installations Pacific. She has nine years enlisted and thirteen years of commissioned service. Captain Catherine Baniakas is currently serving as the Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer for VMM-362. She has nine years of commissioned service. All are members of the newly formed Marine Women's Initiative Team, a grassroots organization of female Marines who seeks to improve the recruitment, retention and employment of women in the Marine Corps.