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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

abewasarepub Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:07 PM
Women should not be in combat. You can train a female to fight, but she is still a woman. I struggled with full combat gear on long marches, and I was in good shape. How can the average female keep up with the men? My son, a Marine, was on an Army base for job training, and my wife and I spent time there visiting him. It was funny watching the females march with the men while they were carrying backpacks. The females marched sloppy while trying to keep up. What a joke. Can you imagine this while in a combat zone. Females are afraid of spiders and snakes along with many other critters. How can they survive in combat? The female frame and tiny voice does not strike fear in the enemy. The females are usually raped if captured by the enemy.
Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:12 PM
Maybe it's a throwback to older times ... when Armies put women to use.

Cooking, Cleaning ... and that other thing.

We mustn't forget that Obama is pro Muslim. And he likes their values much more than ours.

On his way out the door as Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta has lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles on the front lines of our wars. More from AP:

Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

The groundbreaking move recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff overturns a 1994 rule banning women from being assigned to smaller ground combat units. Panetta's...

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