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Military / Women in Combat #1037393

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Kerley) Breaking news of the US military's end of the ban on women in combat examined; details given about the role of women in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the timetable for implementing it. [ABC consultant retired Gen. Peter CHIARELLI†- says women will finally get recognition.] [Army Sgt. Leigh Ann HESTER†- talks about being under fire.] [Military veteran Representative Tammy DUCKWORTH - comments on women.] The opposition from a male soldier quoted. [July 29, 2011, retired Navy Adm. Eric OLSON†- says women should be in special forces.] [Marine Corps Reserve Capt. Zoe BEDELL†-talks about the time frame.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Kerley, David

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