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Women in combat

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

While we remember the invasion of Normandy, MAKERS looks back on the women who have waged their own war against the barriers of the armed forces. Read More »

Women in Combat: A 50-Year View

Well, how about that? Last week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the end of existing combat exclusion policies which for decades have prevented military women from being assigned to units performing direct combat roles. Read More »