For example, male on male sexual assault in the military is staggering. It will strengthen military in quantity and quality. Just keep in mind that they don't work for everyone. The number of women joining the forces has been increasing steadily and there is substantial number of women serving in the U. Greater Risk Of Abuse From Enemies One of the most unfortunate drawbacks to enabling women to join live combat is the risk of enemy capture and subsequent abuse. Male troops forgot their combat responsibilities in order to protect the women fighting beside them.
They are distractions to each other. Based on my opponent's own statements about women on the battlefield, bringing up examples of female military members that were perfectly capable of battle and based on my evidence talking about the role of the woman in war, it's evident that at some level, there can be women who can perform those physical standards, but to judge their capability based on a generalization is nothing more than sexism at its finest. Implementation of these rules is ongoing. By allowing a mixed-gender force, it is believed that we can keep the military strong, considering that all-volunteer forces are facing the problem of falling recruitment and retention rates. It is a moral issue as well.
Yes, women are serving in the military and yes they are fighting for their country. Regardless of my deteriorating physical stature, I was extremely successful during both of my combat tours, serving beside my infantry brethren and gaining the respect of every unit I supported. I would like to introduce my opponent to the concept of birth control, which prevents both of those things. As such, it is the former that merits our attention. I just used a man as an example.
Family life looms large, wives have careers etc. Allowing women to serve means offering equal opportunity for all. Now that women are eligible to fight, the courts may revisit that question should some young man file an equal-protection lawsuit. This assumes that the purpose of the military is advancing careers, not defending the country. They can do what a man can do, and if that is going into combat then yes, why not? Combat terrain cannot be gender-normed. List of Pros of Women in Combat 1. He supported Women in Combat Arms American Society has changed and evolved at a record pace over the past decade.
Remaining effective over the long-haul in combat no longer requires that individuals have anything more than the mission in common. We value our readers and encourage their participation, but in order to ensure a positive experience for our readership, we have a few guidelines for commenting on articles. Even though more women have been recruited in the military, this has not done them any justice at all. That also is the reason why women develop less muscle when training with weights and exercising. Now if trained soldiers chose to look at the breast of their commanding officer instead of the rank on her shoulder, then in addition to being a problem of indiscipline, it represents the breakdown of command too.
While women were able to enlist, they were prohibited from direct combat roles or assignments. When there are valid points to be made no matter which side of the argument you are on, that is when debate becomes its most interesting. And as any military leader would agree, indisciplined troops are a nightmare for any commander. If the Supreme Court decision is precedent, the Pentagon analyzers will be forced to conclude that women must register for the draft. Lumping all three together is a canard. From the above discussion, it is very clear that women can be very important to the combat units if they are well trained and integrated with male combats.
Recruitment rates are on a steady decline and allowing women into combat is an easy, inexpensive way to stem the tide. Just look at any workplace. So the quality is indeed there, it is just not being assessed in the most accurate of ways. Rather, the question is whether women should. For example, they acted as nurses, and they also fed the men who were fighting. Skill, motivation, and a fighting spirit are just as crucial for the warrior, and all of these characteristics are gender-blind.
It raises different psychological concerns. See also: For most of human history, people serving in combat were overwhelmingly male. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Feminists have been pushing for the change for at least 20 years. However, a capable combat soldier must possess more than just physical strength. It's, you know, political correctness gone amok.
On January 24, 2013, removed the military's ban on women serving in combat. Increased Risk Of Abuse It has been known to happen that some women in the military were abused by their peers and within their own unit. When he talks about sex, he is assuming that men are not already sexual beings. Physical Standards: My opponent goes on to talk about the physical endurance, and he seems to imply that all women are built unequally as strong as men are, which is also just a sexist idealism. According to her, gender played no role in her advancement as a Marine.