Combat

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  • Women in Combat

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    standards for enlisting in military combat positions are as high as possible to ensure that we can create soldiers that can protect our country as well as these hypothetical “perfect-world” soldiers. There are obviously men and women who are not able to meet these standards, but there are also definitely men and women who are highly capable of meeting and/or exceeding these standards. While some individuals feel that the biological differences between men and women in combat would put our military at a disadvantage

  • Women In Combat

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    Women in combat In 1994, the Pentagon passed a law that restricts women from being in a direct combat zone. Right now there are many women in one of the biggest war zones ever, Iraq. Some females have been injured and killed while present in this combat zone. The military is violating not only the defense department regulations, but also the requirement to notify Congress when such a change goes into effect. Early next year, there is said to be a mixed-sex 3rd infantry going to Iraq. Women

  • Women in Combat

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    Women in Combat Can a woman handle fighting in combat? Should women be able to come face to face with the enemy? Will women be able to control their emotions and take the horror that war inflicts? Should women be grateful that they are not included in such a terrible thing as combat, or is it wrong to exclude them just because they are women? I say if a woman chooses this kind of challenge, then she is more than capable. During the daring rescue of prisoner of war Jessica Lynch from an Iraqi

  • "The Combat Zone"

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    just like the men to serve their country. They also suffered and witnessed many horrific events. Kathryn Marshall’s In The Combat Zone helps portray the significant roles that women performed as nurses, Red Cross workers, and Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) and United Service Organizations (USO) volunteers during the Vietnam War. In her book, In The Combat Zone, Marshall records many nurses’ stories who served in Vietnam and positively impacted the American soldiers. Most of

  • Women In Combat

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    lines when they were desperate for fighting soldiers. Male troops forgot their combat responsibilities in order to protect the women fighting beside them. This made their units less effective and exposed them all to greater risk. Both the Soviets and the Germans later barred women from serving in combat. It is man's role to risk his life on a battlefield not a woman's. A woman's role is to support the man fighting in combat, whether it is serving as a soldier herself in a supporting role or staying

  • Women in Combat

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    Therefore, the standards for enlisting in military combat positions are as high as possible to ensure that we can create soldiers that are effective as these “perfect-world” soldiers. There are obviously men and women who are not able to meet these standards, but there are definitely also men and women who are highly capable of meeting and/or exceeding these standards. While some individuals feel that the biological differences between men and women in combat would put our military at a disadvantage, evidence

  • Women In Combat: The Roles Of Women In Combat

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    “Women in Combat” Women have served in the United States military in varying capacities since the revolutionary war. On June 12, 1948 the “Women’s Armed Serves Integration Act” was passed, enabling women to serve as permanent members in all branches of the military. Prior to this law being passed many women served in the military without being able to receive the benefits that come along with military service. More recently the military has attempted to integrate women into all job rolls within

  • Women in Combat

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    with my Life” (Huguley, 2009, p.1). The word “Airmen” is gender neutral in the creed; yet, women who want to serve in combat roles are still denied the privilege. Now is the time for the all military branches of service to change both their views and policies regarding women in combat. This paper will explore the need for the military to change its views on women serving in combat roles, the arguments both for and against the change, and recommendations on how the change is a positive improvement

  • Women in Combat

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    I believe women should not be in combat. Guys are more physically dominant in fighting in war. The women should just be able to clean and cook and just work around the house. You must have physical strength to fight and men have that more than women. It has nothing to do with brains, or patriotism, or dedication to duty. It’s a life-and-death issue, and that’s why I think women should not be in combat. Women can be nurses, or office staff at the military. It was proven that only one woman

  • Women in Combat

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         Women in Front Line Combat When it comes to combat assignments and the needs of the military, men take precedence over all other considerations, including career prospects of female service members. Female military members have been encouraged to pursue opportunities and career enhancement within the armed forces, which limit them only to the needs and good of the service due to women being not as “similarly situated” as their male counterparts when it comes to strength

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