Thursday, January 24, 2013
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is lifting the military’s ban on women in combat, which will open up hundreds of thousands of additional front-line jobs to them, senior defense officials said on Wednesday.
Read the New York Times article here.
Photo: Lynsey Addario for The New York Times. Capt. Emily Naslund on patrol in Marja, Afghanistan, in 2010.
Read about a Wisconsin woman who saw some harrowing combat here.
The Dane County veterans service officer is leaving his job at the end of the month to work for a nonprofit group that helps military members and their families.
Sgt. B.J. Ganem has been the county's veterans service officer since October 2011.
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