its PC and the continued pressure to put women in all military jobs. My view is that if they can meet the same standards as males, let them serve; when we start lowering standards just so women can qualifty for combat jobs and meet quotas its a huge mistake and travesty.
Maybe instead of blindly labeling something "PC BS," think about it for a second. The Marine Corps has problems recruiting and retaining women. The Marine Corps just had a huge scandal that led many people to believe women are not respected and are treated as second class citizens. An ad targeting women, showing them as the focus of the ad instead of in the background, probably is not the worst PR move. And the Marine Corps is allll about PR moves.
To your second point: the featured Marine Officer (an actual Marine) in the ad is a logistics officer and is portrayed as a convoy commander, not as a grunt. This was a role not a small number of women found themselves in during the last few years, despite it being a "non-combat" MOS and many excelled.
There seems to be no shortage of Concerned Dads on this site who either never served or served when there were few women in uniform with strong opinions about women who serve. I'm over it. Do your thing, I'm going to keep training to go to war, actually serve my country, and not lose sleep over your bad opinions.