PBS NewsHour Secretary Panetta Lifts Military Ban on Women in Combat
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Lifts Armed Services Ban on Women in Combat Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Secretary Panetta Lifts Military Ban on Women in Combat
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta decided to lift the ban on women in the military serving in combat, opening thousands of front line jobs to women and reversing the 1994 policy that kept them out of those positions. Gwen Ifill talks with James Kitfield of National Journal about the historic change and implications.
Premiere Date: 01/23/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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