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Draft Our Daughters

Posted December 24th, 2015 at 8:28 am (UTC-4)
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As a combat veteran and the father of two young daughters, I embrace the expansion of Selective Service. In Afghanistan and Iraq, women played integral roles on the front lines as members of cultural support teams. High-ranking female officers already hold leadership positions in all branches of the military.

U.S. European Commander on Russia, Women in Combat

Posted December 10th, 2015 at 8:27 am (UTC-4)
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General Ben Hodges, Commanding General of the U.S. Army in Europe, discusses the threat posed by Russia, the situation regarding Ukraine and the new policy of opening all Army positions, including combat, to women.

Women Can Go to War

Posted December 7th, 2015 at 10:43 am (UTC-4)
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[M]ilitary culture will need to change … It will demand higher levels of professionalism that will result in a better experience for all parties, including service members and the people they serve and protect. The integration will do out with a macho culture and in with an intellectual and inclusive one.