Jed Babbin

The American Spectator

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Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (George H.W. Bush Administration); writer of the "Loose Canons" column for the American Spectator

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he  lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Another Gender Barrier Is about to Come Down

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made a historic announcement today when he lifted the ban on women in combat , at the request of a unanimous Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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