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originally posted by: onequestion
a reply to: birhan
If you read the thread you will get all of those answers.
originally posted by: SmurfRider
a reply to: pl3bscheese
If you want to serve, they should let you serve.
If you can't make it through bootcamp, then your out or you do bootcamp as long as it takes to build up the strength & skills necessary.
That is my point. Is the OP hoping for someone to question him & show him why women should have lower standards? There's no reason to disagree with anything he said, my point is that it is a very narrow minded viewpoint (despite how applicable it might be to the way things are currently done. The electoral college exists also so discussing changing modern policy in anything government related is futile) again, what's the point of this thread except to demean women & the MICs current policies? OP just hoping for some mental group masturbation Imo
originally posted by: Domo1
a reply to: birhan
...I feel like we click, then the gears are stripped for awhile...
totally agree, there literally shouldn't be any restrictions. That's what basic fricken training is for.
originally posted by: LadyGreenEyes
a reply to: onequestion
As a veteran, and the wife of a now-retired career soldier, I will simply say that the standards are not fair. If a woman can't meet the same standard as a man, then she can't do that job, period. That would be fair, but that isn't how it is. As it is, guys have to pick up the slack for women that can't handle the task, in many cases.
Women in the military is one thing, but they should not be in positions where they can't meet the standards the guys have to meet. Fair is fair. We are not, after all, the same.