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First, the Army Said It Would Open Up Combat Roles to Women. Then We Got a Look at the Stats.

First, the Army Said It Would Open Up Combat Roles to Women. Then We Got a Look at the Stats.

Earlier this month, the Obama White House announced women would assume combat roles in ‘this man’s army,’ but the Army has released statistics on fitness and readiness that show there might be a big bump on the road to combat equality.

Women are a growing part of the U.S. Army:

Source: First, the Army Said It Would Open Up Combat Roles to Women. Then We Got a Look at the Stats.