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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

chemurdered Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:38 PM
OK, so now I am in foxhole with a woman, we are on line, I need to relieve myself, if some of my water hits her boot will I be charged with sexual harassment and abuse? If our foxhole is in an extremly cold climate and we need to strip and get in the same sleeping bag in order to survive, what happens when my blood rushes to a certian part of my body? Non-military progressive wonks should be drafted and spend 2 years in service before they make these inane decisions.
Corndog2 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:49 PM
When women were first introduced into my community (The S-3 Viking), we had the same question about using our standard issue piddle-packs to relieve ourselves. The Navy's wonderful solution was to issue us diapers.

Needless to say, telling a Type-A personality Naval Aviator that he had to wiz in his zoom bag did not go over well.
TROUBLED_CALIFORNIAN Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:42 PM
WHO pees in his fox hole? (besides marines)
bibleman KJV Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:39 PM
Aren't these desk jocky's smart?

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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