TOPIC: Combat Medics have historically occupied special positions in infantry line units. There are many aspects of the Combat Medic job that would provide females entering infantry units in such a way their status will encourage the respect and protection of the infantrymen whose lives and limbs will depend upon them. American females will, inevitably, be permitted to serve as infantrymen. But their introduction as infantryman may first have to be established as fully qualified to meet the rigorous demands of frontline combat service. Such exposure can test the best of men. The test for women will be no less mandatory. Acceptance in a combat infantry unit requires the utmost respect and trust of every infantryman in the unit.
QUESTION 1/4: Should women first be introduced to frontline combat units as Combat Medics for a field initiation an adjustment period of time prior to large groups of women entering combat units as Infantrymen?
QUESTION 2/4: Are you male or female?
QUESTION 3/4: Did you serve in the military?
QUESTION 4/4: Did you serve in the Army or Marine Corps?