Elaine Donnelly

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Obama Should Remember Our Horse Soldiers

President Obama might want to drop his attacks on Mitt Romney’s “Romnesia.” During Monday’s foreign-policy debate, Obama sarcastically informed the governor about “these things called aircraft carriers” and “ships that ...

Re: A Discussable Issue?

Jay, the drive to order (not allow) women into direct ground-combat infantry battalions is being pushed by the new “diversity,” a concept that departs from the civil-rights tradition of non-discrimination ...

About Our Troops

Gov. Romney’s answer on gays in the military was lame and illogical. If something is bad for the military in a time of war it is bad for the military ...

Gays in the Military: A Losing Cause

In two of the results from the midterm elections, there’s a useful lesson about one of Pres. Barack Obama’s highest priorities for the lame-duck session. Voters have defeated Army Iraq ...

Kagan and DADT

Pres. Barack Obama has chosen to replace the only military veteran on the Supreme Court with extensive wartime experience* with a nominee whose only significant record indicates hostility and opposition to ...

Women in Combat, Ctd.

I’m sure Catherine Ross was a fine soldier, but civil affairs, even in a combat zone, does not fit the definition of direct ground combat: deliberate offensive action, attacking the ...