Women in combat ban expected to be lifted

Looks like the military is going to lift the ban on women in combat. The Military Leadership Diversity Commission is prepared to make 20 recommendations to Congress and the White House to create what it calls a demographically diverse leadership. Even though women make up more than 14-percent of the military, the commission found that they’re under-represented in leadership posts. The final report is expected in March.

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