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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

HermanBB Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:45 PM
The military reached a point of no return with the Ft. Hood shooter. Everyone who knew him knew Major Hasan was up to no good. But no one in the military had the courage to discharge Hasan or throw him in the brig. They just hoped for the best. A number of innocent people lost their lives because of political correctness. Female combat soldiers in just the next step.

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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