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Washington Post | Marines moving to bring women into some combat zones; some heading into infantry school

WASHINGTON — There may be some anxiety from male Marines as female officers work their way into infantry and other combat jobs that historically have been open only to men, Gen. James F. Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, said Tuesday. Amos said early steps to begin moving women into artillery, tank air defense and combat […]

American Forces Press Service l DOD Opens More Jobs, Assignments to Military Women

Military women, particularly soldiers, will see more than 14,000 new job or assignment opportunities because of policy changes the Defense Department announced today. The changes are included in a report the department submitted to Congress today, based in part on findings the Military Leadership Diversity Commission reported in March. Today’s report includes a “vision statement”: […]