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They have trotted out that argument for every group they wished to exclude. Blacks, Japanese (during WWII especially...they ended up with their own unit, the 442nd), gays, and now women.

The only requirement for serving in combat roles should be the necessary abilities for a given role. If a person (man or women) doesn't possess that ability, they should not occupy that role. If they do possess it, then they should be eligible for the position. The state of their gonads, nor the amount of melanin in their skin, nor whom they consider 'hot', should not be relevant.

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