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Women in Combat: The Changing Roles of Women in the U.S. Military

Truman Project and Center for National Policy

On January 24th, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the elimination of the ground combat exclusion rule for women in the military. Panetta stated his desire to move forward with a plan to eliminate all gender-based barriers to service. Watch this panel of experts--and Veterans--as they discuss the effects that Secretary Panetta's decision will have on current, and future generations of service-members, as well as which barriers will be the most challenging to overcome.

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