In a combat situation, sometimes women rise above the male standard. Bumgarner explains women are preferred turret gunners because their small frame allows greater maneuverability in the cramped space.
"I had my doubts about having a women as a gunner," says Glass. "I was surprised several times, by both males and females. Males you would think would excel at this would fail, and women you saw as weak or feeble excelled. My generalizations I had going in to it were thrown out the window."
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