+1 (218) 451-4151 info@writersnest.org
Select Page

The prospect of women in ground combat or on the front-line in the military has proven to be a controversial issue throughout decades of war. This controversy stems from criticisms such as women’s physicality versus men’s, the association of sexual-related situations within the military, and a history of failed gender-integration training. The bottom line, however, is that women should not be allowed in front-line or ground combat unless they are willing and capable of meeting the same standards of testing as men.
Basic differences in the physicality of men and women are one of the key aspects of why a woman’s combatitive role in the military is questioned. Many of the differences between men and women’s training in military roles are biased by gender, which can create overly hazardous battle conditions. For women in the military, training and testing requirements are set at a lower standard because they lack the efficiency in strength capabilities that men possess. It is shown in the testing requirements that “To get a perfect score on the Army fitness test, a 22-year-old man must…