Women in the Military

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I have chosen my persuasive essay to be focused on why women should be in the military. I chose this

topic in order to get a full view on how women in the military are thought of. I have done some research

and have learned a lot more then I originally expected.

According to the U.S. Constitution, all men are created equal, this also includes women. I believe that

a woman in the military is just as capable as any man. Some people will argue this because they feel as

though it is not right to have women wounded or killed in war. I understand that it would be hard to see

and hear about but remember that female police officers and firefighters are wounded or killed daily.

How can one rationalize that a woman cannot die protecting her country but protecting her local

communities? If a person decides to be placed in a combat field, and can pass all the physical demands

required, gender should not be a problem. Although I understand that the arguments about the physical

differences between a man and a woman are valid, I do not understand that it ...

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