Secretary Of Defense Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 23 2013, 15:21:55

In a surprise move, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta removed the military ban on women in combat on Wednesday. Lifting the ban will open service on the front lines to thousands of women. According to the Associated Press, the move was recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff and overturns a 1994 rule banning women from [...]

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