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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

c5c5c5 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 10:46 PM
Froggy, It might be true that some Libs want to "chickify" everything, but I also do give many of them the benefit of the doubt that they think women are exactly like men and that women can be men if they want to. It will all backfire of course.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 12:39 AM
And the question c5c5c5, is how many women will suffer and ie because of it. I doubt we'll see to many of the female family members of prog politicos rushing to enlist if combat positions are opened to women.

On his way out the door as Defense Secretary, Leon Panetta has lifted the ban on women serving in combat roles on the front lines of our wars. More from AP:

Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

The groundbreaking move recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff overturns a 1994 rule banning women from being assigned to smaller ground combat units. Panetta's...

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