I guess my daughters are going to have to register for the draft.
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Thursday that he is opening all jobs in combat units to women, a landmark decision that would for the first time allow female service members to join the country’s most elite military forces.
Women will now be eligible to join the Navy SEALs, Army Special Forces and other Special Operations Units. It also opens the Marine Corps infantry, a battle-hardened force that many service officials had openly advocated keeping closed to female service members.
As much as some would like it not to be, there are physiological and biochemical differences between men and women. There is also the issue of 20-year-old men and women, seeped in hormones, serving in close quarters. Our military is not stronger for this decision.