Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   No comments

We Still Aren't Meeting the Needs of Female Veteran

Quicklink submitted by Amanda Lang     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (9 fans)


At www.newdeal20.org

As part of the 10 Ideas: A Defense Strategy for the Global Generation series, a recognition of the need to improve the care of our women who serve. Upon his retirement in January, General Peter Chiarelli, the vice chief of the U.S. Army, told reporters that prohibiting women from serving in combat was anachronistic. Female soldiers, he claimed, were essentially already seeing combat. 'I have felt for the longest period of time that on a nonlinear battlefield there are no safe jobs,' he said. 'Everyone is in a situation where they are, in fact, in harm's way. There is this mistaken belief that somehow that through prohibiting women in combat jobs we can protect them. I would rather have standards that we apply across the board.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.newdeal20.org


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments