Comments for: U.S. to lift ban on women in front-line combat jobs, says official

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, at 4:11 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 23, 2013, at 7:17 p.m.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift the military’s ban on women serving in combat, a move that could open thousands of front-line jobs to female service members, a senior U.S. defense official said. The move was welcomed by U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, head of the …

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