If we are still getting shot at it dosent matter if I have a spine injury or not they are going to move me a fast as possible. Every man you put holding that stretcher is one less on security and with a small patrol you don't have enough guns facing out to start with.
President Franklin Roosevelt eulogized a fallen American Soldier by saying, “He stands in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die [that] freedom might live, and grow, and increase its blessings. Freedom lives, and through it he lives--in a way that humbles the undertakings of most men."
Simple solution - all-woman subs.
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country." -Jefferson
Although saying that your squad mate would be a 110 pound female is probably incorrect, they would likely be at least 135-150 if they could handle the job. Or perhaps I am wrong.
But like I said: "Of course, depending on the possiblity of further combat developing..."
If the situation warrented it, you would obviously have to adjust to match.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
"God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."