How do you feel about Woman in combat?

Do you think women should fight in armed combat positiions during wars? Like in direct line of fire of machine guns and RPG?? They would be fighting in all female units to not distract any guy All female unit since there would be too much feelings involved if integrated

Asked By: , - 12/23/2008
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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, is the nature of the beast that a mortar, artillery, sniper, IED, etc..will get someone who it is not intended for. Also, a tiny handful of women... More
Answered By: Eric S - 12/25/2008
Additional Answers (21)
They have no business in combat
Answered By: Bill in Kansas - 12/23/2008
Would love to capture a whole company of them and "feed them to my boys"...
Answered By: canute tinnie - 12/23/2008
I know women veterans that serve with honor but on the front line? this is a tough question but women work on emotion and it fighting you have to move on quick thinking. as a Marine for 10 years myself we live with MIssion first troop welfare second. Can a women follow that order? i say no
Answered By: larryrodz71 - 12/23/2008
If they can do the job, who cares what sex they are... More
Answered By: CriMsoNMiSSinG - 12/23/2008
By and large women don't have the upper body strength to be combat effective but can make excellent pilots. So infantry or artilary: no. But flying a f-16: sure.
Answered By: togetheradecade - 12/23/2008
Unless they can run and shoot and and fight and lift heavy weight like a man, not a good idea. Their hearts might be in the fight but it takes upper body strength to really get the job done when the fight gets down to hand-to-hand combat.
Answered By: chilebreath - 12/23/2008
Of course they can many armies allow women to serve in combat. Tho it is more complicated for them since as said before women always feel before doing something and then well i blieve in an army there are jobs for evberyone.its unfair tho that guys can have all the jobs since its obvious that in some cases women are... More
Answered By: Fishhh - 12/23/2008
Females should not engage in combat. They can't handle it physically, and some can handle it mentally.
Answered By: [adult swim] - 12/23/2008
women should have the same right to fight right up there on the front lines as a man. yes like MG's and RPG's. Why not. women can be just as tough, strong and effective in combat a man. women should be able to fight right up in the heat of battle. Front-lines sh*t... More
Answered By: Little Desert Fox - 12/23/2008
I think women that WANT to serve in a combat role should be able to, provided they meet the same standards as their male counterparts. I agree with the fact that women CAN get mixed emotions about whats going on. With that said, there are women that can separate and deal with their emotions.
Answered By: Grand High Fuba - 12/23/2008
I have a daughter. I oppose it. I am of the old school and think we should protect, not abuse our women, by sending them into combat, even if they volunteer.
Answered By: igdubya - 12/23/2008
i believe that some females do have the right mentality to serve on the front lines.but i also agree with the military's rules about not allowing females on the front line due to the fact that we are too emotional and we have that nuturing if we saw some one innocent get killed we might get all mushy n... More
Answered By: mizz a - 12/23/2008
Wow ! Not this question again. The truth is historically …they have already been there. Example: 1) In WWII Stalingrad over 1000 girls (snipers) fought along side of men. 2) Six-day-way/Israel. they were outnumbered and women fought beside men... More
Answered By: HardCore3 - 12/23/2008
As a woman, military wife, etc... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO SCREW "wow", "fembots", "feminazis", etc.... Some things just should NOT happen or be given equality.
Answered By: 3kangelt80 - 12/23/2008
i mean i have no problem with women fighting they save lives just like me.
Answered By: T.holla @ me - 12/23/2008
Nobody doubts that women can fight if necessary. But why wouldn't they try to cope with the hard work of being a good mother and wife? Single parent families and low birth rate produce more problems than absence of women on the battlefield.
Answered By: Vladimir T - 12/23/2008
I work along side both male and female soldiers... More
Answered By: Rob L - 12/23/2008
f**k no.
Answered By: Stan Darsh - 12/23/2008
I say no! My husband is army and all the army girls are distractions to other men. It sickens me to even see a female in uniform, let alone a pregnant one. I think women do good as long as they are in the office or medics. Not combat. I know I might piss some people off but I dont care. What really pisses me off is... More
Answered By: monica m - 12/23/2008
No they shouldn't be allowed to engage in combat. seriously think... More
Answered By: Cali's only white gurl - 12/23/2008
Today's wars are much different than previous wars. There are women in combat as we speak. In Iraq and Afghanastan, there is often no "front line." When I was in Iraq, I was in a maintenance unit that ended up doing convoy security. There were plenty of women in my unit who sat in the turret of a humvee... More
Answered By: outerbanksbeachfever - 12/24/2008
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