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    Australia lifts ban on women in military combat roles

    Australia has lifted all restrictions on the roles that women can carry out in its armed forces.

    Suitably-qualified female soldiers will be able to serve in the special forces and front-line combat units.

    Defence Minister Stephen Smith said the ban would be lifted immediately but may take up to five years to implement. Critics described the move as premature and a gimmick.

    BBC News - Australia lifts ban on women in military combat roles

    Aussie women are quite scary so I think this is a step in the right direction from a miltary deterrence perspective.

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    Great- the men can stay at home and do the shopping.

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    Strewth - armed Sheilas!

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    And there was me thinking the Sheila,s were only allowed in the snugs in pubs in Australia.
    Wonder if it will be different with a rifle in her hands!!!!

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    I'm surprised they're only just implementing this now. Aussie 'women' are probably the most masculine beings on the planet.

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    jokes aside , proof will be when women start coming home in flag draped boxes

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    Was that ever a stupid idea. Nothing is scarier then a woman having a panic attack with a gun in her hands.

    The US still excludes women.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mid
    proof will be when women start coming home in flag draped boxes
    If they sign up to fight for criminal governments who invade other countries then it's their own stupid fault.

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    The OZ women have already been there! Lioness can serve in Combat if they Volunteer. Sign a lawyers Waiver.
    They feel up the Burka Clad uglies and will drop down and lite up haggies!

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    Does this mean in a few year's time we have to put up with bitches in bars boring us with their exploits in the Sheilas Air Service Regiment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mid View Post
    jokes aside , proof will be when women start coming home in flag draped boxes
    My thoughts exactly... if and when this happens the whole debate will reignite.


    Does this mean in a few year's time we have to put up with bitches in bars boring us with their exploits in the Sheilas Air Service Regiment?



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