Faithful SOFREP reader Lightning Six reported this to us earlier today. He was hoping to use this in our No Shit There I Was series, but we’ll post it here instead:

Apologies in advance that this is not a real “there I was” tale. But there I was this morning sipping my coffee and reading China’s Global Times newspaper when I came across a small tidbit of info for the ongoing debate about women in combat…

Apparently there is a unit of female commandos in the Chinese army and they jump from planes.

Here’s the official Xinhua news agency (via Global Times):