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New Army Directive Officially Opens All Positions to Women

A new Army directive spells out what Defense Secretary Ash Carter meant when he announced in December that the military will open all of its positions to women with "no exceptions." Acting Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy put the direction in motion when he signed an eight-page memo that officially gives female soldiers a shot at every infantry, Special Operations and Special Forces assignment in the Army. "With the opening of all remaining positions in conventional force to women, the Army no longer has a... more


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