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In the U.S. military, all those serving and are willing to be in close combat for the good of the nation, should be allowed. In a recent article, Newsday (2012) women are fighting against the restrictive policy on direct combat units and jobs. The prohibition is violating the opportunities for women to get promotions due to a lack in combat experience. According to Newsday (2012), mentions the Pentagon and their goal of "removing all barriers that would prevent service members from rising to the highest level of responsibility that their... [+] Read more
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The United States Military consists of individuals who are willing to sacrifice self for service for their country. Within the branches of the U.S. military is the army, which I am proud to serve in. Fighting for something bigger than yourself is the most rewarding and meaningful way to live life. All throughout time, women have been fighting for and working towards equality. About 15% of the military consists of women soldiers. What was once unheard of is now extremely common, women serving in the military. What is more of a controversy now, are army women... [+] Read more
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