posted on Jun, 20 2013 @ 02:15 AM
I don't think that the majority of you realise quite how many women are already in forward roles in combat. There are the medics, interpreters,
female engagement teams artillery gunners etc who already patrol with us, the infantry. I fail to see how this differs from them deploying in a combat
role with regards to the risk of capture and so on.
My main issue is that of the infantry mind set both in combat and peace time. We are required to do some pretty nasty things in war. I don't know if
most women have the physical aggression to do the things we do. As for having women in a regular battalion in peace times - I forsee a world of sh1t
with regards to discipline issues. Keeping baby squaddies in line is a pain in the arse at the best of times without throwing a load of females into