Fellow Republicans Pound Secretary Of Defense Nominee Hagel At Confirmation HearingWhen former senator Chuck Hagel walked into the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday there were handshakes and even a hug, but the warm reception was short lived.
Chairman Of Joint Chiefs: Lifting Combat Ban On Women Should Reduce Sex AttacksAn 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
U.S. Military: Women Now Eligible For Combat Front LinesSecretary of Defense Leon Panetta's order will make women eligible to serve in the infantry on combat patrol, and even in elite special operation units like the Navy SEALs.

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