GI Jane, Again

June 2005
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 of the Army's claims by House Armed Services Committee chairman Duncan Hunter and Representative John McHugh; Report that Hunter and McHugh introduced an amendment to the defense-authorization bill that bars women from serving in FSCs; Reasons why women should not be involved in ground-combat support; Importance of unit social cohesion during combat; Discussion of the physical differences between men and women.


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