Women in Combat

Back in December, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that women are now allowed to serve in combat positions in the military. Before that announcement, about 10 percent, or 220,000 military positions were closed to women. This month, women are being integrated into combat positions. We learn what that involves.

Credits

Guest:
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon - Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Author - @gaylelemmon

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Laura Swisher, Sarah Sweeney