Should women in the US military be allowed into combat?
Why or why not?
Asked By: Violence Jack - 3/15/2010
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Answered By: Eric S - 3/15/2010
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Yes, because they joined the army,
Answered By: Pedo Bear - 3/15/2010
No. The US military should stay it's backwards self and keep women as far from the frontline as possible and make threaten gays with discharge if someone finds out their orientation... More
Answered By: Lower fear. Raise love. <3 - 3/15/2010
They are already in combat situations, a lot of "noncombat" forces are actually in front line areas. I think women who have children should never be allowed to leave the US to serve in the military in any way. That is just wrong. They can stay here and work at the VA or something.
Answered By: greengo - 3/15/2010
In these wars women do see combat. They are however not allowed to hold Combat Arms MOS's or be attached to any Company whose main mission is to engage the enemy in combat. Should women be allowed to hold Combat Arms MOS's....no. Women have to meet different PT standards and weight standards than men. Until the... More
Answered By: ~Tankers Wife~ - 3/15/2010
As of right now, some women do have a MOS that has a probability for them to see combat (such as an MP). If you mean whether or not they should be allowed to have a Combat Arms (Infantry) MOS, I believe it should the stay the way it is right now. It's just a fact of nature that, for the most part, women are generally... More
Answered By: Veggie Marine - 3/15/2010
Now this isnt supposed to be biast or sexest but no women should not be allowed into combat. It is scientificly prooven men have way more endurance and strength than women, and can take fear easier than women. Men can take fear and face it and go foward. most women will back down when they face fear and lets face it i... More
Answered By: Adam - 3/15/2010
Some already are, but not in the combat arms MOSes. There is a Kentucky National Guard woman MP Lieutenant who won the Silver Star for leading her platoon of MPs in smashing an Al Qaida attack on a convoy. The town where I work in had the sad experience of a woman SSG EOD specialist being killed while trying to... More
Answered By: Ghosty - 3/15/2010
Define combat. Where does combat start and stop? In Iraq just leaving the fob can put you in a fighting situation... More
Answered By: a_non_ah_mus - 3/15/2010
Women are already in combat. They are just not allowed into combat arms mos's.
Answered By: jeeper_peeper321 - 3/15/2010
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