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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

alphonsejones Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:12 PM
if the women can play football in their undies why not let them be combat qualified but with the proviso that they measure up with the guys they will be going into combat with a unit is only as strong as it's weakest member and if the women can carry the same weight on their backs while chasing the enemy and still hit the targets they are aiming at, give the opportunity to serve no doubt there are ladies out there more then capable of kicking muzzie azzes,

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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