Women in combat: U.S. military on verge of making it officialQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|The Mean Old White Men In DC Will Go Nuts!! Today, US military officials concede that despite prohibitions against women serving in combat -- and despite efforts in some cases to keep women far from fighting -- there are no defined front lines. And after a decade of war in which women increasingly play de facto combat roles across the armed services, the Pentagon is now considering opening up more jobs for women that will bring them ever closer to the battlefield.
It's a highly controversial prospect and the Pentagon is proceeding cautiously...
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