Women on the Battlefield
In recent years, the US Army has extended the number of ‘Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) positions that women are qualified to fill. It is interesting to note that many of these positions are drawing women in closer proximity to frontline combat positions. Though women military personnel served in exemplary fashion beside their male colleagues in such theaters of war as Iraq, and face the same dangers in the field, there is relatively limited support for women to be actively involved in combat missions.
Here, it is imperative to note the reasons why there is such a low level Continue reading...