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Analysis of Women in the Military- Women have been compared to the frailty and beauty of ripe apricots in modern poetry the reference could be construed as sexual However in spite of their frailty and beauty women have served in combat positions in one capacity or another since the beginning of the United States long before the establishment of the Army Nurse Corps in 1901 Many women willingly entered the pits of battle disguised as men and using male names in past wars With growing numbers of women in the military and their roles in Desert Storm the Persian Gulf War Somalia and Bosnia there is increasing interest regarding their full integration and future role in combat There are still US military women who strive to be allowed to serve their country in other capacities during war time since the first deployment of women on combat ships in 1995 Most people have trust in their armed services to protect and uphold the ideals in which their country was founded Allowing women to enter the armed forces represented the ideal that everyone should have equal opportunities to pursue happiness Within this silver lining there is the contention by some that in letting women serve especially in a direct combat role we are defeating the primary purpose of the military to protect our mother country This view could be considered to fall in unison with the ancient double standard that women are the weaker gender But what is combat specifically Combat is about being exhausted hungry and living in the mud for long periods without access to clean water for drinking or bathing Its about long periods of boredom interrupted by violent interludes of jolting fear mingled with the agonizing cries of wounded and the
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