I won’t ignore the fact that biological differences do hinder women in the military, and the USMC has lowered its standards to  women. The Pentagon recently cleared women for combat. Sadly not every woman wants to meet the standards that men face. 

As a combat-experienced Marine officer, and a female, I am here to tell you that we are not all created equal, and attempting to place females in the infantry will not improve the Marine Corps as the Nation’s force-in-readiness or improve our national security…

I can say from firsthand experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, and not just emotion, that we haven’t even begun to analyze and comprehend the gender-specific medical issues and overall physical toll continuous combat operations will have on females…

I am confident that should the Marine Corps attempt to fully integrate women into the infantry, we as an institution are going to experience a colossal increase in crippling and career-ending medical conditions for females…

…this potential change will rock the foundation of our Corps for the worse and will weaken what has been since 1775 the world’s most lethal fighting force.

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2012/07/05/women-in-combat-not-so-fast-this-female-officer-says/#ixzz2J6i4FdRB

I agree with her of course to a point. Men and women are not the same our muscle mass is denser and our aerobic endurance is higher, while women can recover from muscle exhaustion quicker than men they also reach their exhuastion rate in less time than a man with equal training. In all women who serve will need to work twice as hard to be equal. My theoretical solutions is that women serve side byside with other women. Plus keeping men and women separate will also reduce the likelihood of fornication on the job similar to what USN aircraft carrier faces with integrated crews. I like idea that in five body bags there will be one woman and four men. Women who form 20% of the US military a one in five ratio will make a nice even casualty rate and ensure men no longer become the primary casualty of war. In all women in the USMC don’t face the exact same standards as men, and until that injustice towards women’s own ability to serve on the front line changes, I honestly don’t want women serving in the military. If a woman is given a chivalrous run through the hellish honor of serving in the Armed forces she is facing a disservice and will in turn cripple the military. I saw no women in Fallujah so saying our brave fighting men and women was insulting. Equality is not all sun shine and roses, its gritty cruel and brutal at times. Its why I am a Masculitist Men’s Rights and women’s rights are the same thing and treatment in the military must be exactly the same despite gender differences. it won’t be easy but the women who have the drive will be true Fighting women.

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