Posted by | February 9, 2012 10:47 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by William

Women will be permitted to serve closer to the front lines.

According to defense officials, the new rules are expected to continue the long-held prohibition that prevents women from serving as infantry, armor and special operations forces. But they will formally allow women to serve in other jobs at the battalion level, which until now had been considered too close to combat.

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By: William

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