• November 25, 2014

Pentagon to announce plan to let women into most combat jobs

Females could start training as an Army Ranger in 2015, a Navy SEAL in 2016

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2 comments:

  • retroarama posted at 8:59 am on Tue, Jun 18, 2013.

    retroarama Posts: 1

    During WWII many a Rosie the Riveter joined the newly formed WAC's hoping to join her fellow soldiers in combat. Signing up with the WACs often got her closer to a typists job at an army post, far from the front lines. It would take 68 years for the US to lift its ban on women in combat. In the 1940s an aggressive campaign was launched for the newly formed WACs and Madison Avenue jumped on the bandwagon picturing glamor pusses decked out in spiffy uniforms to sell their products. For a look at vintage ads for women in the military in WWII visit http://envisioningtheamericandream.com/2013/02/07/rosie-the-riveter-goes-to-war/

     
  • Bubba posted at 8:54 am on Tue, Jun 18, 2013.

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    Well, this decision is very modern and stylish. The sad and unfortunate truth is that females are smaller, weaker, and slower, overall, when compared to males of the same age group. Accordingly, they are unfit and unqualified to be Rangers and SEALs. Complaints about this may be forwarded to God.

    I seriously doubt that these policy makers will be there to escort the dead females they get killed by this policy back to their families for burial. Nor will they wish to explain how entire detachments of Rangers and SEALs lose their lives because unqualified females are forced into their ranks.

     

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