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Women in Combat Ban

Women in Combat Handle Stress As Well as Men, Study Finds

David Wood | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
David Wood

Until the white-bearded Afghan man on a bike showed up, the joint patrol with Afghan national police and paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne had gone ...

Emily Swanson

Polls Find Support For Women In Combat | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

Americans are more likely to support than oppose allowing women to serve in combat roles, according to two polls released this weekend. Outgoing Defen...

LOOK: A Look At Countries Where Women Are In Combat

The Associated Press | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

From France's Joan of Arc, to female resistance fighters of World War II and the black-clad women warriors of the Viet Cong, popular history is filled...

First Woman To Lead Platoon In Combat Speaks Out After Ban Lifted

AP | MICHAEL BIESECKER | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Former U.S. Army Capt. Linda L. Bray says her male superiors were incredulous upon hearing she had ably led a platoon of military pol...

REALITY CHECK: Women Already Serve In Dangerous Military Jobs

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

-- The Pentagon is knocking down old barriers to women serving in combat, but some already are in risky jobs. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's order,...

Former Prisoner Of War Calls Leon Panetta's Ruling 'Good News'

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch calls it good news for the U.S. military that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says women can ...