Women in Combat: The 'Angel of Death'

March 2013
Moderate Voice;03/24/2013, p16
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The article focuses on the U.S. government's decision to lift the ban on women in military combat operations. It was lifted on January 24, 2013 when a memo was signed by defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army General Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. U.S. president Barack Obama says that the move reflects the women's courageous and patriotic service to the nation. However, women like Captain Allison Black were "unofficially" in combat already more than 10 years ago.


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