Here is an excellent blog post:
In a day and an age when everyone does what is “right” in their own eyes and most people feel they have the “right” to do whatever they please, it almost seems archaic and chauvinistic to some to not allow women in combat. In fact, this announcement may have been the first time some have realized that women were not already serving in combat roles in the United States Military. However, despite the recent shift in winds, the fact is, there are many good reasons to continue the time-honored ban on women in combat.
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