Women in Combat Ban Lifted 

The women in combat ban was lifted by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta months after the Pentagon was sued over the policy.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is lifting the military ban on women in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front line positions to female soldiers, The Associated Press reported. Multiple sources told CNN that Panetta will make the announcement tomorrow. The move would…

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