Military leaders lift ban on women in combat roles

U.S. military leaders on Thursday formally lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions, with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta saying women have become an "integral part" of the military and have already demonstrated their willingness to fight during the wars of the last decade.

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Topics: U.S. Military, Women
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jan 27, 2013 - 10:43 AM PST
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