If a female lieutenant is prohibited from being in any direct combat jobs what is her job (job description?
, duties, etc.)? I am a female and I am applying to officer school and yes I have a four year degree bachelors degree. I know that I can't fill direct combat jobs so what would be my job in the military if I was a ground lieutenant?
Asked By: Unknown - 7/19/2009
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For the USMC, it could be anything on this list that isn't listed as combat arms, EXCEPT for combat engineer - females can be combat engineers just not in combat engineer battalions. If you go to the link at the bottom it has descriptions for each job as well... More
Answered By: wckc2002 - 7/19/2009
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You will be placed in logistics (supply, transportation, maintenance, etc.), also you can be a Medical Officer, Nurse, Nurse Practioner, PA, Radiologist, Etc.
Answered By: Hoffa - 7/19/2009
What country are you talking about? Every country has different rules. I could tell you all about the U.S. military, but it sounds like you are talking about the UK's or Australia.
Answered By: HDH - 7/19/2009
You didn't say what branch of the military, but you can do any MOS/AFSC for officers that is nondirect combat. However, I hope you 4-year degree has taught you that not being in a "combat job" will prevent you from seeing combat. For instance, the last female to be awarded a silver star was a medic on a convoy... More
Answered By: Archangel - 7/19/2009
If you were a US Marine Officer you will be trained in combat (TBS) even if you're not in a combat MOS field. The rule is all Marines will have basic combat skills to defend themselves and for Officers- that all Officers regardless of MOS can have the skills to lead a platoon into combat.
Answered By: hehe - 7/19/2009
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