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August 3, 2012

America Goes Jousting

No state that took its military seriously as a fighting force, as opposed to an “equal opportunity” jobs program, would put women in combat units.
Not only does their presence damage unit cohesion, which is vital for military effectiveness, but in combat the men will abandon the mission to protect the women. Of course, if the armed forces are really just for putting on displays, why not have women? -- | The American Conservative

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 3, 2012 6:51 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Wasn't our experience in Panama, where a woman lead engineer company was given a combat mission.

Posted by: Alan Kellogg at August 4, 2012 1:05 PM

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