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Learn more about Women in Combat
In December 2015, the Pentagon announced that all combat roles would be opened to women. The roles include driving tanks, firing mortars, and leading infantry soldiers into combat. Women would also be able to serve as Army Rangers and Green Berets, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Infantry and Air Force parajumpers. Proponents of women in combat argue that women have been serving in Afghanistan and Iraq for 15 years and preventing them from combat operations is discriminatory. Opponents argue that allowing women to serve in these roles would limit the military's ability to fight in combat situations. See recent Women in Combat news
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No. Women have periods, and if they are on a combat tour in a desert in Afghanistan they can't exactly bleed on tissues and throw it away in a trash can. Also, they can't have toilet paper, and women can't pee in such a way that it... 2 years ago from a Green in Valparaiso, IN
Yes, and make them register with Selective Service when they are 18, just like men. 2 years ago from a Green in Shannon, IL
Yes, but I'm opposed to militarism generally, so this isn't a great rallying point for me. 2 years ago from a Green in Cambridge, MA
Since the reason for allowing this is because the all volunteer military cannot get enough male volunteers, why don't we just reinstitute the Draft? The answer is that there would be rebellion if the Draft came back. Hence, women can do everything... 2 years ago from a Green in Morrisville, VT
No human, male or female, should serve in combat roles. 2 years ago from a Green in Olympia, WA
No one should be required to go into combat. 2 years ago from a Green in St. Paul, MN