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women in the military [Jun. 16th, 2005|10:50 pm]
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Should be banned, especially from combat, because they just can't hack it, right?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050616/ap_on_re_us/woman_silver_star;_ylt=AgpsoTWxY06xl.QxVPhaRDms0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA2M2YzbmJmBHNlYwN1cw--

Female army sargeant earns Silver Star, first one earned by a woman since World War II.

While I don't agree with the fact that we're having this conflict at all, I do support our troops that are out there trying to be as honorable as possible. There are a lot of them, and they deserve a much more honorable chain of command than what they've got...
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[User Picture]From: lordsauron
2005-06-17 06:05 am (UTC)
"I'm honored to even be considered, much less awarded, the medal," Hester told the American Forces Press Service, a military-run information service. "It really doesn't have anything to do with being a female. It's about the duties I performed that day as a soldier."

Truer words could not have been spoken. And she did them well.
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