Posted on Sep 1, 2015
PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
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Maj Matt Hylton
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I was in the class of 2002, 2nd class with females, so I remember it well. VA tried to take lesson's learned from the SC/Citadel case and follow the recommendations from that case by creating a equivalent college for women - hence the creation of VWIL at Mary-Baldwin College. However, that still didn't satisfy the court.

I have no first hand experience of what VMI was like before I was there, but talking with upperclassmen it did have an impact. Any time you take a school with only one gender and try to integrate the other, you will inherently change the system.
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CAPT Tom Bersson
CAPT Tom Bersson
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Change can be for the better. When it was all male we acted like a bunch of idiots.
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CAPT Tom Bersson
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I remember it well. It was an interesting time for VMI. I read the entire ruling. I agreed with the outcome, but not the rationale.
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MAJ Special Forces Officer
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Clarence Thomas recused himself because his son was a cadet at VMI. Who can name when a liberal or progressive judge recused themselves when they had a personal interest in a case? Bader-Ginsberg? Or Obama's gay appointees?
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