U.S. Military Milestones

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  • Military
  • Women in Combat, Military
  • Military, Desegregation of the Military
  • Women in the Military
  • Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
  • Sole Survivor Policy, Military

Women in Combat

Many women were already in support roles in combat zones of the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts. The Army and the Marines plans to open most jobs to women by May 15, according to reports. (Photo: Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)