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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The Pentagon’s announcement of a timetable for integrating women into frontline combat positions noted.

(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The challenges for women in combat roles examined; details given about the physical demands and concerns about young men & women isolated in small units under the stress of battle; casualty figures for women in combat cited. [Special Operations Command Maj. Gen. Bennet SACOLICK†- says the days of Rambo are over.] [Marine Corps Col. Jon AYTES†- notes there are not different size tank rounds for women.] [Army 1st Lt. Audrey Moton GRIFFITH††- supports women getting the same training as men.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Miklaszewski, Jim
Duration:
00:02:30

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