Defense secretary opens combat jobs to women


USA TODAY: Women will soon be able to take any combat job in the military.

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USA TODAY: Women will soon be able to take any combat job in the military.

“In the 21st Century, that requires drawing strength from the broadest pool” possible, [Defense Secretary Ash Carter] said.

We can’t succeed to defend the nation by eliminating half of the U.S. population from combat roles, Carter said.

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