Skip to comments.Women will be able to serve in combat units on the front line within five years (Australia)
Posted on 09/26/2011 7:34:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WOMEN will be able to serve as Australian special forces and infantry soldiers within five years following a greenlight by federal cabinet for the removal of gender-based discrimination in frontline military roles.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith today announced a staged-removal of restrictions preventing women from serving in the seven per cent of military roles currently off limits for women.
"In the future your role in the defence force will be determined on your ability, not on the basis of your sex," Mr Smith said.
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Should they ever be in actual combat, I hope they’re not captured by the enemy.
I suppose these clueless boobs think they can wave a magic wand and eliminate the reality that females do not have the same opportunity to survive combat as males. To say nothing of the male instinct to protect females. Put women in combat and males will be distracted from the mission by this trait.
They probably aren’t planning to ever find a need to project power beyond their own shores. The military is just a jobs program (welfare) to the Leftists.
I just hope they don’t forget to pack feminine protection!
Really, really stupid.
This idea is just gonna boomerang.
We should encourage this...for all our enemies.
Exactly. Do feminists really want a world where the male instinct to protect the female of the species is completely annihilated?