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Women in Combat: The Opportunity to Serve

Last week Defense Secretary Panetta signed an order lifting a 1994 Pentagon rule on women serving in close-combat positions. To paraphrase the Shakespeare play,  it was much ado about something.The decision ends a nearly 20-year ban that kept women from approximately 230,000 military positions. U.S. service chiefs have until January 2016 to recommend whether some positions should remain… Continue reading Women in Combat: The Opportunity to Serve