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Women in Combat

Thomas2739 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:12 AM
Coveyrise, you have made good points. But on the practical side, what if a simple act as urination. A man can unzip and do it. A women would have to remove her pack and weapon, etc, and squat, endangering herself from enemy fire. what about on a helicopter in the air, urinate out the door, like a man.It will never work, but they will be on the front lines, behind a laptop coordinating, etc., and Obama will feel good, as well as the women activists
Jay Wye Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:55 PM
maybe womens uniforms need a trapdoor or a Velcro crotch to allow them to pee without dropping trou or soaking themselves..... B-)
mhood175 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 7:01 PM
Actually, that is a good idea!
mhood175 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:49 AM
Ever hear of a tin can? LOL

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,...