I’ve not followed this (or anything else really) closely so I’m unsure. If these two completed and passed training without gender consideration, I’m all for putting them in it.
A warrior is a warrior.
I’ve never been a fan of “gender normalization”. Which is to say, “balancing” the requirements for non-men. If these two hit the mark at the same scale as all the other Rangers, then I think it’d be wrong to deny them their right to kill and/or die.
The general argument is that men would be too protective of the women to be effective in a mixed team. Maybe. But I really do think (hope) that if said women have actually proved themselves equal to the task as the men around them, the protective instinct would be (mostly) a non-issue.
Yes, I’m sure it introduces complications … but in my experience with “elites” of any sort, if you’re truly qualified (in their eyes) then you’re not a woman or a man. You’re a warrior.
And the US needs all the warriors it can get.