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Ban On Women In Combat To Be Lifted

29 Jan 2013

Ban On Women In Combat To Be Lifted

Within the next few years, women in the military will no longer be banned from serving in combat. As the Associated Press reported Wednesday, “women will soon become eligible for hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and possibly elite commando jobs.” The orders Defense Secretary Leon Panetta gave to military services allow a grace period until 2016 for commanders to “seek special exceptions” for certain positions.

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