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Military / Women in Combat #1041805

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The policy change for the US military with the decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat examined; casualty figures for women in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cited; details given about the time frame for implementation of service plans. [Iraq veteran Dawn HALFAKER††- describes her service on the front lines.] [Iraq veteran Victoria RIVERS††- comments on working with Special Forces; says there are jobs women can’t do physically.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:03:10

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