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The Turret Gunner Was a She

mhood175 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 11:22 AM
Mr. Greenberg found that, YES, things can change to include everyone that WANTS to be a part of that change! He admits, as I've stated, that not ALL women can make it in the military, no matter what position they hold, BUT, there are many who can. Who is to say what position? But, at least they can quality to be a part of the defense of their country, whether in combat, or behind the scene! Granted there are a multitude of differences between the sexes and some better suited to certain chores than others, BUT, there should be a spot available to accommodate an individual that wants to be involved in defending or protecting her country. Just open up your brain and let someone have that chance. After all, this is AMERICA, right?
True Conservative! Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 1:05 PM
Look, when the number of women who can realistically contribute to combat operations is SO small that it creates a host of collateral problems; it's NOT WORTH IT just so a tiny fraction can feel good about themselves! The left always feels good about weakening the country, though!

Martin Dempsey, the Army general who's now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a division commander when he got to Baghdad in 2003 and climbed into a Humvee for his first trip off base. "I asked the driver ... who he was (and) where he was from," the general remembers, "and I slapped the turret gunner around the leg and I said, 'Who are you?' And she leaned down and said, 'I'm Amanda.'

"And I said, 'Ah, OK.' So female turret gunner protecting division commander."

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