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Panetta lifts ban on women in combat

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by BIV, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    http://news.yahoo.com/ap-sources-pa...RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANob21lBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3

    Might as well. It's not as if a shit load of women are not dying in combat anyway. And it's not like it's any better keeping them to the rear in wars with no front lines.
     
  2. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    This will not end well. I wonder how long before the first lawsuit when a woman washes out of SF selection, and they start reducing the requirement even further to make it more "fair." SF selection has been gutted since 9/11 as is just to get more bodies into the line units.
     
  3. ruckstande

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    Better get those harassment and **** charge papers ready.
     
  4. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    http://news.yahoo.com/women-combat-register-draft-225900518.html
     
  5. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    They'll be regular troops most of the time, but 3 days a month, SEALs on crack.
     
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  6. CousinDave

    CousinDave Registered User

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    I hope they're trained how to use their last bullet as opposed to getting captured by the muslims
     
  7. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    This has always been a major reason why I don't think women should be in front line roles. The risks that come with their capture in current conflict are drastically worse than what a man would face.

    The other problem is what I hinted at earlier - when a woman washes out of a more elite training program (Rangers, SF, Force Recon, etc), and raises hell because it was "discriminatory" or "unfair", it's going to open up serious potential for weakening that same program. SF selection is supposed to be hard (and used to be much harder).
     
  8. Wrecktum

    Wrecktum Tounge puncher of fart boxes

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    Yea nothing like a little spoils of war for the muzzies. They love their ****.
     
  9. DiggerNick

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    I heard someone make a good point in that male soldiers are so much more fucked-up when a female soldier dies, which is why so many of them are opposed to women serving on the front lines.

    Call that chauvinistic if you like but the way society has wired us has always been 'women and children first'. Imagine being in a firefight and seeing some broad's head blown off. How do you come back from that?

    Not to mention (as was said before) about what those filthy savages would do to one of they captured her.

    Bad idea.
     
  10. Wrecktum

    Wrecktum Tounge puncher of fart boxes

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    Well it would be a good way to get information from soldiers as well. Torture a broad in front of some men and they will do or say anything to make it stop.
     
  11. lajikal

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    Panetta's parting gift to the libs.
     
  12. Creasy Bear

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    Better get a telescope, because you're going to need it to see the number of PTSD cases that are about to rocket off the charts.
     
  13. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    There are lots of reasons I can see for not wanting women in combat, but this is no longer one of them. Like I said in the first post, there are no front lines in war anymore. Women in support positions are nearly as likely to be killed or captured as front line soldiers.
     
  14. MetalBender

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    And more likely to be raped and murdered right here in a major city than in combat.
     
  15. Hate & Discontent

    Hate & Discontent Yo, homie. Is that my briefcase?

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    Sorry, but no. While you're right that you are potentially in danger anywhere in a country like Afghanistan, you're in significantly more danger when you're out kicking in doors than sitting in the FOB manning a computer or radio, or fixing a vehicle. This is especially true in SOF elements, since much of their time is spent in remote areas with little to no immediate ground support available.
     
  16. DanaReevesLungs

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    Purely a guess here, but I'm taking it you've never even considered, much less served in the military?
     
  17. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Since my uninformed statement, I have done actual research. I retract my ignorant statement. Apparently there has been about 2100 deaths in Afghanistan, 1700 were combat deaths, 400 support and civilian contractors.
     
  18. Stig

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    When retreating we can throw bitches at the enemy
     
  19. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Well, you know, it's the bitches that'll gitchas.
     

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