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Women in Combat

Ken5061 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:36 AM
The women in Congress claim credit/blame for how things are going in America and they credit low testosterone levels in women. Men, now, are apparently more aggressive. Some, but not all, would think that might be necessary to a successful combat soldier. Ever read a Medal of Honor citation? I don't know about this batch of women today. They appear to be trying to help the ememy.

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,...