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Last Hoorah: Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat

Panda Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:19 PM
For the record, I believe ONLY women should be in combat.
NormRx Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 7:39 AM
I agree, for thousands of years men have been the cannon fodder. It is now time for women to pick up the slack, might as well throw in the homosexuals too.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 1:01 AM
"For the record, I believe ONLY women should be in combat. "

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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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