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Joint Chiefs of Staff

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was to announce a major U.S. Military policy shift on Jan. 24, 2013, allowing women to be eligible for combat front lines and special operations units. (Photo: CBS 2)

Chairman Of Joint Chiefs: Lifting Combat Ban On Women Should Reduce Sex Attacks

An historic change for the U.S. Military is now official. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Thursday lifted the ban on women serving in combat

01/24/2013