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Army infantry, armor, spec ops units open to women in 2016

Army infantry, armor, spec ops units open to women in 2016

In 2016, women will be able to join the ranks of the Army’s infantry, armor and special operations units.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Dec. 3 announced his decision to lift all gender-based restrictions on military service starting in January, paving the way for women to serve in these previously all-male specialties.

The decision opens nearly 220,000 jobs across the military…

Source: Army infantry, armor, spec ops units open to women in 2016