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Women in Combat

samplin Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:06 AM
It's not just the sex organs that make us women different from men. We haven't the upper body strength for one small thing. Our Marine daughter can outrun many of her male counterparts until the pack is added. Her body is now beginning to show the results of the pounding. One thing about libs and feminists, they really don't have a firm grasp on reality. Want to get a handle on the cost of the pregnancy issue to the military? Talk to the Navy and have them tell the truth.

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,...