All's Fair In Love And WarSubmitted by thenung on Sat, 01/26/2013 - 15:23
"United States military leaders recently lifted a ban on women in front-line roles. While women already made up about 14% of the US Army, they were restricted from what were considered "front-line" roles such as infantry, armor, or artillery units.
Considering the nature of guerilla warfare, any unit could possibly see combat at any time, even if they're only supposed to be "supply and logistics" or "intelligence." Over 150 female soldiers have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, in what were supposed to be "non-combatant" roles."
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