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What is the closets a women can get to a combat job in the Marines?

I know women arent allowed to hold combat jobs in the Marines but i want to. What is the closest you can get without being in logistics?

Asked By: hawknelsongurl2012 - 11/11/2008
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1. The only chance I know of for "direct" combat is in aviation. To the best of my knowledge women fly all platforms these days, definitely including AH-1W Cobra helicopter and F/A-18 Hornet jet, as I have known female pilots on these and other platforms. I have also seen enlisted female crew chiefs with combat... More
Answered By: NARCD - 11/12/2008
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Sorry for not answering your question... but women should be equal in everyway I think you should be the first ! that is very sexist... ! I'm shocked ! Women can fight on the battle field though... can't they ?
Answered By: Xabier - 11/11/2008
 
sorry xabir i disagree. i do believe women are strong enough(mentally and physically) to do most of the jobs in the military besides combat roles. there is really no legitimate reason a women has to fight. it is very fair that the military limits the women because the military isn't about fairness its about protecting... More
Answered By: Cali's only white gurl - 11/11/2008
 
Women are not allowed into combat for many reasons, an example is below, while they are being shot at and blown up, so weren't many in WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Korea, etc....it is the nature of the beast that a mortar, artillery, sniper, IED, etc..will get someone who it is not intended for. As for some info for the... More
Answered By: Eric S - 11/11/2008
 
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