BREAKING: Panetta opens Combat Roles to Women!!!!

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    From the AP:

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

    The groundbreaking move recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff overturns a 1994 rule banning women from being assigned to smaller ground combat units. Panetta's decision gives the military services until January 2016 to seek special exceptions if they believe any positions must remain closed to women.

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    yeah baby
     
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    Granny goin' through her closet lookin' fer her old army boots so's she can kick some jihadi butt...
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    Women in Combat 'Part of Another Social Experiment,' Says Retired Army General
    January 24, 2013 - Retired Army Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin, the former head of the U.S. Special Forces Command, says infantry and other front-line units are no place for women, and it has nothing to do with their courage or capabilities:
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    Gen. Dempsey: If Women Can’t Meet Military Standard, Pentagon Will Ask ‘Does It Really Have to Be That High?’
    January 25, 2013 - Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Thursday that with women now eligible to fill combat roles in the military, commanders must justify why any woman might be excluded – and, if women can’t meet any unit’s standard, the Pentagon will ask: “Does it really have to be that high?”
     
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    men have turned into such fairies women are going to assume combat roles....rich
     
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    Break out the birth control pills. Whenever men and women are put in close quarters, such as foxholes or quonset huts, there is bound to be intimacy. Nature will find a way!
     
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    Granny ready - she gettin' out her ol' army boots from the 'Big One'...
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    US military vows to put women in combat roles by 2016
    July 25, 2013 > Officials from all military service branches told Congress this week they can open combat positions to women by 2016 without lowering physical or performance standards.
     
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    I would like to see if the same nut-jobs who cheer this idiotic decision will be as cheerful when the first news of poor women captured and extensively abused by their captors emerges.

    or those idiots think that women captured as enemy combatants will be treated as ladies in the salon?
     
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    Huge mistake. It is the height of stupidity to place political correctness over national security just so a few more women can get promotions. In over twenty years of service, I met only one female who was able to endure the same physical demands that even the weakest males were subjected to.
     
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    you can't blame men for this one. it is cheered in feminist quarters as a "big victory" :lol:
     
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    it is idiocy at it's full bloom :rolleyes:
     

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