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Women in Combat

Fooling Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:52 AM
Maybe the Left simply wants to have as many servicemen killed in combat as possible so that conservatives will receive less votes next election cycle? Why else would you permit a woman who can do 20 pushups to be responsible for carrying a 200 pound wounded infantryman out of a foxhole. Shame on the GOP for not taking a stronger stand! Cowards the Lot! And kudos to the Savages (Democrats) who at least follow through on their alleged principles! One thing for sure, They at least mean what they say!

A senior Defense Department official said the ban on women in combat should be lifted because the military's goal is "to provide a level, gender-neutral playing field." I'd like to think the goal of the military should be to have the toughest, meanest fighting force possible. But let's look at "gender-neutral playing field."

The Army's physical fitness test in basic training is a three-event physical performance test used to assess endurance. The minimum requirement for 17- to 21-year-old males is 35 pushups, 47 situps and a two-mile run in 16 minutes, 36 seconds or less. For females of the same age,...