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  • Bubba posted at 7:53 am on Wed, Jan 8, 2014.

    Bubba Posts: 844

    Females are generally smaller, slower, and weaker than males. Females do not have significant upper body strength, generally.

    There is no law or policy that can fix these facts and make females physically equal to males. There just isn't.

    This is not a contest to see which of the 2 sexes are best at processing paperwork at the bank. This is not an employment issue.

    This is about whether or not women can perform in combat arms, with the understanding that failure to perform results in fellow military personnel potentially dying because of it. The answer is NO. They are not capable. Period.

    There is no amount of political posturing, feminist screeching, or politically correct wimpering that will change these facts and place women on the same plane as men in these roles. Period.

    The time has come to stop trying.

  • Peter posted at 7:28 am on Wed, Jan 8, 2014.

    Peter Posts: 1

    If they are combat troops,yes. If it has been determined that a combat load is 70 pounds, she goin to have to be able to tote that amount




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