Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
When 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.
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
Secretary 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.