Military Women Fight For Their Right To…Fight [POLL]

thank you to all the soldiers that sacrifice for us


I had no idea that women were under a ban against serving in direct combat jobs in the military. Last I checked, women have been fighting in wars since the Civil War by disguising themselves as men. Now that it’s 2012, women can be more than nurses and aids. The role of women in combat is typically controversial and recently women have been given bigger roles in war, but not receiving the respect and the ability to move up in positions that men have. This is why four women in the military are suing.

According to the The New York Times, “The lawsuit asserts that the ban is a relic of a bygone military era and that in recent conflicts, where front lines have been virtually nonexistent, women have frequently found themselves in combat without receiving the same accolades or opportunities for promotion later.” Four women who have served tours…

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