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Reality Check for Women in Combat

In 2013, the Obama Administration announced the President’s intent to repeal regulations exempting military women from direct ground combat units such as the infantry. The Marine Corps dutifully began a multi-phased research program to determine whether women could meet male physical standards. Two and a half years later, reality is setting in.

Military Women Don’t Need Magic Wands

The new Senate will have many national security and defense issues to deal with in 2015, but indulging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s relentless campaign to alter the military justice system should not be one of them.

Army Commences Pregnancy Training… for Men

On February 9th, the Department of Defense announced incremental steps to implement a report advocating doctrinaire “diversity” in the military. Central to this campaign, which briefers described as “just the beginning, not the end,” are plans to order female soldiers

Stephanopoulos Quizzes Romney About…Contraception?

During the ABC News New Hampshire debate on Saturday, George Stephanopoulos relentlessly interrogated former Governor Mitt Romney about a non-issue: Should states be able to ban contraception? It was a ridiculous question that Romney disposed of handily. The time could

Military LGBT Law to Enforce New Gender Order

Activists of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) Left have been celebrating the end of the 1993 law stating that homosexuals are not eligible to serve in the military, always mislabeled “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT).” This dubious achievement did

Osama Bin Laden Killed: The PC Version

Recently I heard from a Marine officer with unique insight on the Osama bin Laden takedown. My friend thought the president did a pretty good job announcing the death of Osama bin Laden on Sunday night, but wondered why “diversity”

Pentagon Survey Catches a Tiger by the Tail

Defense Department officials should learn a lesson from the uproar that ensued when gay activists “outed” and denounced the official survey of troops on the issue of homosexuals in the military. Jumping the gun on congressional action to repeal the

Elena Kagan Disrespected Military and Law

In her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan faced justifiable criticism for her deliberate discrimination against military recruiters while she was Dean of Harvard Law School. But with the exception of Ranking Member