women in combat

It was "obviously" the hope of a "mischievous liberal" at the studio, he wrote.
When we're finally recognized or achieve the improbable, I'm going to celebrate. And I'm going to post a photo to show what is possible. Don't feel left out because your demographic doesn't have a parade or a hashtag: the very fact that you don't need one shows you're already included.
Mr. Cruz has given us a lot to think about. Most crucially, we all have a role to play in the way the country manages our military, and we all might benefit from having a bit more at stake.
Hadley Heath Manning is a senior policy analyst with the Independent Women's Forum. But has anyone stopped to consider how
She's poised to become the first woman ever to lead a combatant command.
Recently the U.S. military announced it had opened all combat positions to women. In response, some on the evangelical right suggested that "a nation that sends its young women to fight its wars is a nation that may no longer be worth defending."
The military has long prided itself on being a meritocracy, where those who serve are judged not based on who they are or where they come from, but rather what they have to offer to help defend this country. Today, we take yet another step toward that continued excellence.
"It’s a slap in the face telling us that chicks can do our job."
A recent survey of U.S. Special Forces troops revealed deep-seated misogyny.
Any future decision to go to war must at least consider invocation of the draft, and that discussion will be fundamentally changed by considering unwillingly sending not just our sons but our daughters into harm's way.
"We're going to make sure our military remains the finest fighting force in the history of the world, worthy of all our patriots who serve -- men and women."
Now that we've had three women graduate from Ranger School and are leading up to Veterans Day, I wanted to dig deeper into the issue of women in combat and the United States Military.
Viewers can discuss ad nauseam Maggie's transition from doting daughter to zombie huntress, but fighting Walkers is par for the course in this world. This is a woman who has been attacked, kidnapped, held hostage and threatened with rape, and she fights her human attackers relentlessly.
Sixty graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the US Naval Academy at Annapolis recently signed this letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, in response to the Marine Corps's requests to keep some of their units closed to women.
With Secretary Panetta's decision, the law has now caught up to reality. The exclusion policy didn't keep women out of combat. The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan demonstrated this self-evident truth: bullets, bombs, RPGs and IEDs know no gender.