How do women go into combat?
What jobs do women take in the army that allow them to go into combat?
Asked By: samantha - 7/13/2011
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I'm afraid there are no combat jobs for women at all. While women may be mentally as strong as men they are not as physically strong. It's not me being sexist it's just the way the world works... More
Answered By: Matthew Tullock - 7/13/2011
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none. women are not allowed in combat mos'.
Answered By: CTD - 7/13/2011
Women can if they want to, it is just unusual. They need male chaperones for combat duty, though.
Answered By: Boss MC - 7/13/2011
most of them do MP or something like that
Answered By: carl - 7/13/2011
They can become an MP
Answered By: Dezzzi - 7/13/2011
Women are not in direct combat jobs such as infantry, artillery, and special ops. There are a few other jobs closed to women. But the majority of jobs are open to both men and women... More
Answered By: barbamatt - 7/13/2011
Well the only one I can think of is a combat correspondent. With that MOS you can get deployed to a warzone and be attached to squad.
Answered By: ZacharyPM05 - 7/13/2011
Look up the Lioness program for Iraq. This was a Marine Corps program which trained some Army women, too... More
Answered By: J D - 7/13/2011
"How do women go into combat?" - simple answer. THEY DON'T. women aren't allowed in combat positions. that's not to say they can't get sent into the combat ZONE, but not a combat MOS.
Answered By: retired AF - 7/13/2011
They can't be in direct combat.
Answered By: Captain Dawn - 7/14/2011
Almost any job nowadays. In these non-traditional wars there's no "front-line" that we keep women away from. Regardless of your job, if you're deployed, you may have to do checkpoints or convoys, both of which can be extremely dangerous. My cousin, a female cook in the Army came under direct, small arms fire in both... More
Answered By: Ski man - 7/14/2011
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