“If data gathered … showed that gender ‘diversity’ would strengthen
infantry battalions, surely we would have heard that news by now,” she
An organization that promotes high standards and sound priorities in
the military is blasting “lame-duck” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for
opening combat positions to women.
Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness said the move compromises the aim of having the most trained, most skilled and best-performing military.