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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed in Iraq, describing it as a "combat death."…
By Sinan Salaheddin and Robert Burns, Associated Press
For the first time, two women have completed the Army’s rigorous Ranger School training program. But unlike their fellow male graduates, they will not yet be allowed to serve in elite Ranger units, due to the Pentagon’s current ban on…
In Afghanistan, an elite band of female U.S. soldiers were deployed on risky night raids with one of the toughest special operations units. Margaret Warner talks to Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, who recounts their story in her book, “Ashley’s War.”…
'Everyone Is Entitled to a Chance': Panetta Lifts Ban on Women in Combat…
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Lifts Armed Services Ban on Women in Combat…
More U.S. Troops Died by Suicide Than in Afghanistan Combat in 2012…
In other news Monday, the Associated Press reported U.S. military suicides hit a record in 2012, with 349 deaths. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called the rash of military suicides an epidemic. Also, government officials in Beijing admitted for the first…
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