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Elizabeth Gill

Leon Panetta. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawyer For Military Women ‘Thrilled’ About Ending Combat Ban

A lawyer for four servicewomen who sued the U.S. Department of Defense for the right to have combat duty said in San Francisco Thursday that she and her clients are “thrilled” that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of the combat ban.

01/24/2013

(CBS)

U.S. Military To Announce Reversal On Policy That Bans Women From Combat

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce the U.S. military’s reversal of a policy that bans women from serving in combat, this week.

01/23/2013

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