ALERT LINE
Lawmakers will have final say on combat jobs for women

Lawmakers will have final say on combat jobs for women

Six days before he closed out a 45-year Marine Corps career, Gen. John Kelly sounded an alarm.Kelly, who headed U.S. Southern Command before he retired on Jan. 14, was asked at his final Pentagon press conference to comment on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s Dec. 3 decision that every combat job be opened to women who meet gender-neutral standards.

Source: Military Update: Lawmakers will have final say on combat jobs for women