what is it good for? Arms companies, that's who.
anyway, inspired by this poll: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/poll/2008/jun/19/afghanistan.military?gusrc=rss&feed=commentisfree
should women be on the front line in war? i'd say yes: if you're bothered enough to want to defend your country, you should be allowed to do it in whatever way you want, regardless of gender, sexuality et al.
hmmh? you disagree? i'll fight you, and so will my mum.