June 2013

Let Us Fight for You

Volume 97, Issue 6

Headnote

The moral imperative of a masculine infantry

George Orwell wrote, "We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." We do not pretend to be particularly smarter than our peers, albeit we are admittedly less tactful. Since the inception of the U.S. military, service in combat arms has been the rightful duty and sole responsibility of the men of our society, as well it should be. However, women are now also poised to satisfy this critical requirement.

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