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    Bibliography “Women in the Military.” Issues& Controversies. Infobase Learning, 6 June 2003. Web. July 12, 2016. This article expresses the supporting and opposing views of women in Combat. Supporters say that women are fully capable of being in combat, while the opposition is women in combat is less effective to the military because they are not as physically capable. This is overall a good source to use in the introduction because it gives both view points and basic information to set the argument. “Women in the Military Follow-Up: Pentagon Lifts Restrictions on Women in Combat.” Issues& Controversies. Infobase Learning, February 11, 2013. Web. July 12, 2016. This article was written to explain that the pentagon has lifted…

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    Women In The Military

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    Women have not always had the equal rights they do now, and in the past, their primary roles have always consisted of staying at home and doing domestic work such as taking care of their children or doing housework. There has been about a 76 year difference from the beginning of World War II to this current year in 2015, from the time where women had their greatest opportunities in their jobs while the majority of men were out fighting in the war. American Women’s rights have only slightly…

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    Women In Military

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    In this society, women and war have been known to have little in common. Women are usually connected with nurturing and being kind-hearted rather than demolishing life. When it comes to enlisting into the military, women do still have the opportunity to join and according to protocol; women are not officially allowed to fight alongside the male soldier’s side. Many individuals today think that women have a lack of aggressiveness, and because of that there could be an outcome of the women…

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    Women In Combat Summary

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    Evidence That Women Shouldn’t Fight the Nations’ War, New York: Penguin Group, 2007. Print Browne’s basic argument is that sexual integration jeopardizes and degrades the affectedness of our military. He argues that women should not be in combat using research in biology, history, psychology, sociology and law. Browne does acknowledge women that have served and are currently serving and states they do deserve thanks for their contributions. Saying the book is credible is somewhat extreme,…

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    over 400 women who died right beside them. The reasons men went to war were because they were proud of their country, they were able to leave home, they got to go on an adventure, and they earned money. Women joined the war for the same reasons, but with the addition of having freedom (Righthand, Jess. "The Women Who Fought in the Civil War."). One such example was Jennie Hodgers--known as Albert Cashier on the battlefield-- who was enlisted in Illinois and fought for the entire Civil War…

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    During the years of past wars, women were seen by men to stay home and take care of things while they were away. Women did not have many rights, if any at all, in joining military combat roles or the military in general. When World War two came around they soon realized that women could help in the war. While the women worked in gun, bullet making factories more and more men were able to be sent into battle. Later, after the war the Carters Decree opened up ten percent of the military combat…

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    Femininity Women are thought of as weak, that they cannot handle the strain of combat. They are looked down upon as the inferior gender. As a result, there was much controversy when the Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta, lifted a ban on women serving in combat roles, which overturned the 1994 rule that forbid them. Many people questioned, “Should women be allowed in combat?” Ironically, that is where they are wrong. It is necessary that military women be “allowed” in combat; they proved…

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    Women in today’s world are often objectified due to past social injustices. People never truly think about women being excluded from many things, in reality they are not able to do many things that are labeled as a male only profession. Things that people never really think about like a women in the military, such as the air force, National Guard. They are often excluded from these tasks for many reasons. One being that they shouldn’t be in such a place just for work and that their husbands or…

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    Women at War Throughout human history, women have found themselves inferior in many situations, as time went on our culture changed, it became clear that women needed to be provided with equality in many aspects of society, particularly in the military. Women have fought in the US military in every major conflict since the American Revolution, most often in the role of a nurse or medical personnel and from time to time the occasional female would serve in combat roles disguised as a male. In…

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    Military Women Roles

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    Women have been serving in the armed forces since before the Vietnam War; however, they have not always been recognized. Most men considered women to be invisible and incapable of doing a man’s job. In recent history, presidents and other officials have referred to our “boys in uniform” without giving servicewomen their deserved credit. In the article, “The Female Shape of the All-Volunteer Force” Elizabeth Hillman discusses the vital roles servicewomen played in the United States military.…

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