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Old 10-05-2012, 9:34 PM
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In my SF years we didn't have any females assigned, even in support company or the MID. However, as mentioned above, there are other USASOC units that do directly support SF that have female slots, namely PSYOPS and Civil Affairs. On top of that, there are some conventional units that have been awarded SF combat patches downrange for their support within their AO.

But as for bad *** SOF females, things have changed quite a bit over the last 10-12 years. In the 90s, the few non-medical females I came across in SOF were on the intel side, both Army and AF, and a few of them could definitely keep up with the shooters. Along similar lines, the cultural assistance females have filled this quasi-civil affairs/passive intel role that's been missing for some time. Granted, there are a lot of females in CA units (and most CA units are no longer in USASOC, nor support SF) but very few can operate within ODA standards. And those that can fill an important niche nowadays and deserve a lot of respect.

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