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How Do You Feel About Women in Combat?
Spouse Buzz ^ | May 9, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 05/19/2012 11:01:09 AM PDT by QT3.14

The topic of women in combat has always been a touchy one. Many feel that while women should be allowed in the military, they do not belong in jobs that place them on the front line. Others believe that women are just as capable as men and should be given the opportunity to take on any role within the military.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: combat; equality; men; military; selectiveservice; war; waronmen; waronwomen; women
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To: Hulka

Actually I agree. Combat is not for role for females although my experience with the two in our unit was not negative.


151 posted on 05/20/2012 6:29:45 AM PDT by jesseam
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To: itsahoot
nine years 7 month and 11 days

nine years11 month and 7 days. Old, Fat and now dyslexic. aarrggh

152 posted on 05/20/2012 11:07:08 AM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period.)
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To: itsahoot
Maybe you should look a little closer to war fighting condition in the Civil War...

It might not make a practical difference, but your argument loses effectiveness when you're 100 years off.

153 posted on 05/20/2012 5:02:28 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: QT3.14

It’s not about feelings, it’s about surviving. My wife and I are Army vets. My neighbors son is an Army vet. David is about 5’4” and my wife is 5’7”. I love my wife and I like David a lot. Who would I want in my foxhole(wink, wink) if I had to be carried off the battlefield? No question about it, the neighbors son. Who would I want in my foxhole if the moon was out and we were somewhere out in North Fort Hood with nobody shooting at us? My wife. And there you have two reasons why 99% of women have noi business in combat arms.


154 posted on 05/20/2012 5:11:10 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: Melas
but your argument loses effectiveness when you're 100 years off.

OK bring Molly on and see how she stands up to a modern Marine. We are physically a bigger people than we were even 50 years ago. Maybe you should have put up a picture of J Lo she managed to whip a couple dozen guys in her last action flic Salt, and no one doubts that, that 96 pound girl could do that, after all we could see it as it happened.

155 posted on 05/21/2012 12:09:42 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period.)
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To: itsahoot

You completely missed the point despite the fact I had added a caveat just to be clear. My point was, and is, that even though you were indeed technically correct, that your point became lost when you incorrectly ascribed a Revolutionary War heroine to the Civil (wrong) War.


156 posted on 05/21/2012 1:20:23 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: freedumb2003
Only deploy them once a month

And only deploy men with ED. [Sarc.]

157 posted on 01/31/2014 2:45:07 PM PST by IIntense
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