"one significant difference between other branches and the MC is that there are only a couple of age breaks and they ar not all that generous. Another idfference that i've noticed is that usually Marines try to stay as close to the…"
"I agree with you 100% on complete standardization of physical requirements, if a person is physically qualified and capable then there is no reason to restrict them.
My questions are
Do the majority of WMs want…"
"Just because people are attached to a support a combat unit does not make them combat personnel. There are MALS MWSS etc who get forward deployed, which still is not being a combat unit, and are not humping patrols or kicking down doors. They are…"
"I agree, not all of them want to be there but most are at least at a physical condition and ability to perform the necessary tasks that may be placed in front of them. Putting a woman in their place who may not be capable could cost lives."
"Shane= I do not think two is too far of the point, there are alot of open contract people that get handed an MOS that they really are not enthused about. I really dont think Mechanics and technicians will fall into the combat MOSs that are being…"
"This was a great movie, I had my kids watch it and they really enjoyed it to my surprise. I have not watched the Omega Man so can not compare, I am legend was really good to watch. The book was a great read, i was surprosed to learn from…"
"1- there are in fact some women that can perform as well as men, there are even a few who want to.
2- putting this in action will place all women in the military on the bubble for being placed in a combat unit.
3- the desire of the very very few who…"
"I believe the WE is an important part. which we are we talking about. It seems that regardless of the politcal votes that a majority of Americans do not want gay marriage, they are a we. the smaller we do want gay marriage and feel…"
"Well since we are talking about a class and not a ship, you have to keep in mind that not only is there a potential for a drop in GPA but a miserable semester. I have just finished a semester that i knew should not have signed up for but did…"
"There is some truth to what people say about degrees, however i believe it to be in the opposite direction.
to get a decent job a bachelors help, to be competitive in a career a masters helps.
you can either look back to these days and say "i…"
"The "who's to say?" argument has no real force in my opinion.The problem only arises when you couch the distinction in terms of damage done to parties. The problem disappears when you think of it in…"
"Naturally we would expect different answers from those inside the Church and without it. (I would hope.)
We've heard from outside -- naturally, they would see movement away from the Gospel as progress, and we wouldn't. To start…"
"Wow, you're still butthurt about women's liberation from the 20s? Now that is some conservatism... you don't even go for the tired, lazy insult to modern feminists but you bring it all the way back to the flappers.
"Well said, Vy.
I also see quite a lot of talk about "the things we hold most valuable, being eroded" - but once you get into the nitty gritty of what those things are, despite the general perception - people have a hard time…"
"So what if you ARE being "stubborn and insensitive"? I'm glad there are SOME guys who still think it's okay to be definite about...well, ANYTHING.
I believe that the problem started long ago when men incited anger and…"