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First Female To Sign Up To Be U.S. Army Combat Engineer Goes AWOL
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First woman in Tennessee to enlist as combat engineer goes AWOL

By Amanda Hara | 
Updated: Wed 9:14 PM, Feb 03, 2016

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The first woman in Tennessee to enlist as a combat engineer in the Army went AWOL according to a military spokesperson.

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The U.S. Army had just lifted its ban on women in combat roles when she walked into a recruiting office in Knoxville and decided to enlist as a combat engineer.

Lopez was in basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri. An Army spokesperson tells Local 8 News that Private Lopez was scheduled to return from convalescent leave on January 4th. She was reported absent without leave (AWOL) on January 5th after she failed to return.

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Back in July of 2015, Lopez told us she knew her decision was unique. "It makes me feel really excited that no woman has ever done it before."

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She said, "You make sacrifices your whole life for your children and for your family, this will be a sacrifice... Women can do anything they set their mind to just as well as men I don't really see any difference at all. I hope women will want to join."


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http://www.local8now.com/content/news/Fi...01961.html
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"Women can do anything they set their mind to just as well as men" Facepalm

No honey doll, that's just not true in combat.......

“A ship does not sail with yesterday’s wind” 
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Or sports.... Or anything physically demanding......

“A ship does not sail with yesterday’s wind” 
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this is a parody right?
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(02-04-2016, 02:45 PM)ChillBro Wrote: "Women can do anything they set their mind to just as well as men" Facepalm

No honey doll, that's just not true in combat.......

Agree.  


I'm female and have served in the military. My super cool job allowed me to hang out with, photograph, and write about the special forces units. As well as other military units.  Granted this was a long tine ago, but I don't think men change much.

If I was a man serving in combat, I don't think I would trust a woman to have my back 100% of the time. 

To be blunt - women have to change their tampons and pee squatting. Some women need to change their tampon once an hour.  That is a huge distraction.
Add to that they don't have the stamina and physical muscles often necessary.  

I never could run 20 miles with a 100 pound ruck sack. Even in my buff days.

If I thought more on the subject, I could come up with more reasons.
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(02-04-2016, 04:01 PM)Sentio Wrote:
(02-04-2016, 02:45 PM)ChillBro Wrote: "Women can do anything they set their mind to just as well as men" Facepalm

No honey doll, that's just not true in combat.......

Agree.  


I'm female and have served in the military. My super cool job allowed me to hang out with, photograph, and write about the special forces units. As well as other military units.  Granted this was a long tine ago, but I don't think men change much.

If I was a man serving in combat, I don't think I would trust a woman to have my back 100% of the time. 

To be blunt - women have to change their tampons and pee squatting. Some women need to change their tampon once an hour.  That is a huge distraction.
Add to that they don't have the stamina and physical muscles often necessary.  

I never could run 20 miles with a 100 pound ruck sack. Even in my buff days.

If I thought more on the subject, I could come up with more reasons.

Army Vet here.

Nice to meet you.
-Blue Angel Dust-










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(02-04-2016, 04:15 PM)NowServingNumber52 Wrote:
(02-04-2016, 04:01 PM)Sentio Wrote:
(02-04-2016, 02:45 PM)ChillBro Wrote: "Women can do anything they set their mind to just as well as men" Facepalm

No honey doll, that's just not true in combat.......

Agree.  


I'm female and have served in the military. My super cool job allowed me to hang out with, photograph, and write about the special forces units. As well as other military units.  Granted this was a long tine ago, but I don't think men change much.

If I was a man serving in combat, I don't think I would trust a woman to have my back 100% of the time. 

To be blunt - women have to change their tampons and pee squatting. Some women need to change their tampon once an hour.  That is a huge distraction.
Add to that they don't have the stamina and physical muscles often necessary.  

I never could run 20 miles with a 100 pound ruck sack. Even in my buff days.

If I thought more on the subject, I could come up with more reasons.

Army Vet here.

Nice to meet you.

Back atcha.

What do you think about it?
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I'll stay out of this one

Hiding
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If any woman could play football at a high enough level to play in the NFL, she would be in the NFL. 
Pretending that women can fight in battle as well as men is as stupid as claiming that women can play football like NFL players.
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