TITLE

TO DIE FOR

AUTHOR(S)
Goeriz, Derek
PUB. DATE
June 2016
SOURCE
Counter Terrorist;Jun/Jul2016, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an analysis of women engaging in military combat. It mentions the lift of the ban on women in combat positions in the U.S. Armed Forces, several points raised in arguments for women in combat including unfairness of precluding women from combat specialties, women meeting the physical demands of war and the need for the presence of women in combat-related missions, and the degrade of morale upon the inclusion of women in combat teams.
ACCESSION #
116806474

 

Related Articles

  • Battle Lines.  // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/11/2011, Vol. 80 Issue 19, p3 

    The article focuses on the effort of a U.S. military group to push for women to be allowed to fight alongside men in frontline combat. Group member and retired U.S. Army officer Julius W. Becton Jr. encourages the U.S. military to remove barriers and let women take part in frontline combat. Not...

  • Not Semi-Soldiers. Quindlen, Anna // Newsweek;11/12/2007, Vol. 150 Issue 20, p90 

    The article discusses the role of women soldiers in combat. The U.S. policy on women in combat is unclear, but women are playing an increasingly important role in the Iraq War, where combat zones are not easily defined. Women soldiers are more important because the strain the war has put on...

  • Blurred Lines. Katt, Megan // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2014 4th Quarter, Issue 75, p106 

    The article offers information on the U.S. armed forces with focus on the subject of allowing women in military combat operations. It adds that women's roles in the military have necessarily evolved over the past several decades but it is still limited by the Department of Defense (DOD)...

  • U.S. Women May See Fighting in Iraq. D'Agostino, Joseph A. // Human Events;10/14/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 38, p1 

    Reports on the possibility of the participation of U.S. women soldiers in combat operations against Iraq. Efforts taken by former U.S. President Bill Clinton to let women participate in military combats; Basis for the new roles given to women in the military; Status of the law against women in...

  • Team Cobra: A Motorized Tank Company In Support of Operation New Dawn. Howlett, Patrick C. // Cavalry & Armor Journal;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p29 

    The article discusses how motorized tank company Team Cobra conducted stability-and-support operations (SASO) in support of Opertation New Dawn in Afghanistan. To execute force-protection missions, Team Cobra conducted both mounted and dismounted counter indirect fire patrols and clearances of...

  • GI Jane, Again.  // National Review;6/6/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p22 

    Reports that the United States Army has begun to assign women to forward support companies (FSC) even though regulations prohibit women in the military from participating in ground combat. Claim of the Army that the Defense Department only bars women from FSCs during moments of combat; Rejection...

  • Women in Combat -- In Images. DE WIND, DORIAN // Moderate Voice;03/18/2013, p15 

    Several photographs showing U.S. female soldiers in battle including Shaina Joseph mounting her machine gun aboard a combat helicopter in Afghanistan, Bethany Bump conducting her pre-flight routine, and Claudia Caberoherbas providing perimeter security outside an Afghan village, are presented.

  • Feminizing AMERICA'S FIGHTING FORCE. Bohon, Dave // New American (08856540);2/21/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p17 

    The article focuses on the recommendation of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission to put women into combat roles in the U.S. It notes that the Diversity Commission has suggested broader diversity in the military with emphasis on the inclusion of women in combat roles, stressing that the...

  • Why Not Send Women to War? LINDSAY, DREW // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Spring2013, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p50 

    The article profiles female contributions to the military, particularly in combat situations, during World War II. Accounts are given describing women who served in various capacities during the conflict, including female Soviet front-line soldiers such as Roza Shanina, British women manning...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics