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The Problems of Women in Combat – From a Female Combat Vet

» by November 17th, 2013 at 6:25 pm » Comments (22)

It’s not all about qualification. I’m speaking as a female Marine Iraq war vet who did serve in the combat zone doing entry checkpoint duty in Fallujah, and we worked ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Tips for Being A Woman In Korea

» by September 25th, 2013 at 3:08 pm » Comments (4)

Tips and Tricks for Being a Woman in Korea— JamesTurnbull (@JamesTurnbull) September 24, 2013 more »

Will Standards Be Dropped To Allow Women Into the Special Forces and Other Combat MOSs?

» by June 19th, 2013 at 3:51 am » Comments (25)

Does anyone else see the problem with claiming standards will not be dropped, but they are going to be changed to gender-neutral?:  Women may be able to start training as Army ...more »

PBS Documentary Explores ‘Yellow Fever’

» by May 12th, 2013 at 10:08 pm » Comments (32)

PBS has another interesting documentary that ROK Heads may find of interest. This one explores 'Yellow Fever', but really turns into a documentary about a relationship trying to survive culture, ...more »

Should the Infantry Have Female Only Platoons?

» by May 9th, 2013 at 10:31 pm » Comments (38)

That is what this Marine Lieutenant believes: The service branches say that endurance and other standards won't be lowered, and perhaps there will be special training programs to prepare women who ...more »

Why Dropping the Combat Exclusion Policy Does Not Mean There Will Be Women in the Infantry Anytime Soon

» by January 25th, 2013 at 2:30 am » Comments (67)

The media has been in a frenzy todayy over the recent Pentagon announcement ending the combat exclusion policy barring women from certain combat positions: Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta plans ...more »

If Allowed How Many Women Would Want To Join the Infantry?

» by January 7th, 2013 at 8:24 am » Comments (45)

This is something that I have been saying for a long time that when women are allowed to serve in the infantry few will even try: If or when the Pentagon ...more »

Poll Says Korean Women First Have Sex at Age 21 and Are Lax With Contraception

» by November 27th, 2012 at 3:57 am » Comments (7)

This doesn't seem to be a very scientific way to determine a statistic but regardless it is a lead story in the Chosun Ilbo: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="253"] Image from[/caption] Korean ...more »

Should Standards Be Dropped To Allow Women In the Infantry?

» by October 26th, 2012 at 3:19 am » Comments (28)

Via the various reader tips I got on this article, here is the latest on the Marine Corps attempt to allow women into the infantry: The first two female lieutenants to ...more »

Picture of the Day: A Runaway Guarantee for Vietnamese Brides

» by October 4th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (6)

I saw this on Facebook from Weird News Asia that has a newspaper advertisement for Vietnamese women: I wonder if Koreans get the same runaway guarantee? more »

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