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The proud Marine continues to push herself physically too. Discover More Like This. However, Ihrke believes her confidence in herself and drive to prove naysayers wrong are what ultimately helped her earn the rank of sergeant. The subject of unconscious bias is a "very minimal" part of the planned discussions on how Marines think, act and make decisions, Coleman said. Portal Plus from Facebook Buy It. Right now, Coleman said he is training the officers and staff noncommissioned officers who will facilitate these discussionshe said.