8 Other Nations that Send Women to Combat

As the United States prepares to officially send women into combat, it is studying the experiences of foreign militaries. So how have they fared with women on the front lines? Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via National Geographic
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jan 25, 2013 - 12:48 PM PST
Reviewed by: Lisa Swearingen (review)
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Jan 27, 2013 - 10:51 AM PST

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by Lisa Swearingen - Jan. 31, 2013

I am also a big fan of National Geographic. I feel like they are usually very detailed columns and interesting. This piece was very informative, but I think that's all it really was: an informational piece. There were not many direct quotes, which could either hurt or help the story.

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