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Independent
War with Isis: US launches secret drone campaign against senior militants in SyriaThe CIA and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) are flying drones over
War with Isis: US launches secret drone campaign against senior militants in Syria
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The CIA and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) are flying drones over Syria in a collaboration responsible for several recent strikes against senior Isis operatives, the officials said. Among those killed was a British militant thought to be... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
U.S. launches secret drone campaign to hunt Islamic State leaders in SyriaAs part of the Syria build-up, the CIA and JSOC have pulled drone aircraft and
U.S. launches secret drone campaign to hunt Islamic State leaders in Syria
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
As part of the Syria build-up, the CIA and JSOC have pulled drone aircraft and personnel from other regions including Afghanistan and Pakistan, where the withdrawal of U.S. troops and the reduced pace of the agency's drone campaign against al-Qaida... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How Joint Special Operations Command Became America’s ‘Perfect Hammer’America’s most elite special operations units have increasingly found themselve
How Joint Special Operations Command Became America’s ‘Perfect Hammer’
Task & Purpose / Posted 2 days ago
America’s most elite special operations units have increasingly found themselves in the spotlight. After the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates and Operation Neptune Spear, the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, colloquially... Read more
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FOX News
CIA, Special Operations forces reportedly launch drone war against ISIS in SyriaThe drone strike that killed ISIS' most notorious online recruiter in Syria las
CIA, Special Operations forces reportedly launch drone war against ISIS in Syria
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
The drone strike that killed ISIS' most notorious online recruiter in Syria last week was part of a stepped-up effort by the CIA and U.S. Special Operations forces to target and eliminate senior members of the terror group, according to a published... Read more
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TribLIVE
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror warAmerica's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the publi
Inside America’s ‘perfect hammer’ in the terror war
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
America's approach to fighting the post-9/11 war on terror has raised the public profile of secretive U.S. special forces and their missions, whose story is told in exhaustive detail by Sean Naylor's new book, “Relentless Strike: The Secret History... Read more
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The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting MachineAt the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its o
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
At the cutting edge of the U.S. military’s campaigns against al-Qaeda and its offshoots over the past 14 years has been an organization still unused to the spotlight. Born from the wreckage of the United States’s failed attempt to rescue its hostages... Read more
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Business Insider
The insane story of 2 Delta Force jumpers colliding 24,000 feet in accelerated free fall — and survivingThat anxiety, however, kept me focused and safe; it kept my circle of awareness
The insane story of 2 Delta Force jumpers colliding 24,000 feet in accelerated free fall — and surviving
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
That anxiety, however, kept me focused and safe; it kept my circle of awareness clear and well-defined. I should also add that I never missed an airborne operation during my entire 18 years on airborne status in the Army. I attended the Accelerated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special mission units of the U.S. Armed Forces1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta Formerly known as the Combat A
Special mission units of the U.S. Armed Forces
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta Formerly known as the Combat Applications Group, often called “Delta Force,” this unit is the most secretive of U.S. special operations units. The unit originated in 1977 and while part of the U.S.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Special mission units of the U.S. Armed ForcesNaval Special Operations Development Group – actual name unknown Often called
Special mission units of the U.S. Armed Forces
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
Naval Special Operations Development Group – actual name unknown Often called SEAL Team Six, the unit is attached to the Joint Special Operations Command of the U.S. Special Operations Command and is the counterpart to the Army’s Delta Force and... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Female soldiers graduate from Ranger SchoolCOLUMBUS, Ga. — As the first two women to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School
Female soldiers graduate from Ranger School
Naples Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ga. — As the first two women to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School sat with their classmates on the edge of Victory Pond on Friday, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Hoffnagle sat in the bleachers with his two young daughters. Capt. Kristen Griest... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Friday's TV tips | Irish Examiner Friday, August 21, 2015 - 05:45 PM (500) Days of Summer (
Friday's TV tips
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, August 21, 2015 - 05:45 PM (500) Days of Summer (Film4, 7.10pm) (2009) Marc Webb’s quirky romantic comedy allows no happy ending for greeting-card writer Tom Hansen (Joseph... Read more
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New Kerala
J- Delta Force busts militant hideout in Laskarwan forestJ-K: Delta Force busts militant hideout in Laskarwan forest A joint team of De
J- Delta Force busts militant hideout in Laskarwan forest
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
J-K: Delta Force busts militant hideout in Laskarwan forest A joint team of Delta Force and police on Friday busted a militant hideout in Laskarwan forest of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of arms and... Read more
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Daily News
Head Turning Tours – Colombo by JeepWithin minutes of getting off an international flight from London, I was climbi
Head Turning Tours – Colombo by Jeep
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Within minutes of getting off an international flight from London, I was climbing into a World War II Jeep with cushioned seats, which I quickly discovered is a huge luxury. In the old days, when Nishantha, Colombo’s quirkiest new guide bought his... Read more
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Daily Press
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenTwo women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior... Read more
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PR.com
"Booboo Stewart" of X-Men and Twilight Saga Joins the Cast of Historic Native American "Red Man's View" Movie Stewart is "Miakoda" in the Native American drama "Red Man's View." Los Ange
"Booboo Stewart" of X-Men and Twilight Saga Joins the Cast of Historic Native American "Red Man's View" Movie
PR.com / Posted 15 days ago
Stewart is "Miakoda" in the Native American drama "Red Man's View." Los Angeles, CA, August 20, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Booboo Stewart best... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenUpdated: Wed, Aug 19 2015, 07:44 PM WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have now pass
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 16 days ago
Updated: Wed, Aug 19 2015, 07:44 PM WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line... Read more
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News 10 WILX
First Women Graduate from Army Ranger School - Military Likely To Open Most Combat Jobs to WomenWASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and e
First Women Graduate from Army Ranger School - Military Likely To Open Most Combat Jobs to Women
News 10 WILX / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. Senior officials tell The Associated Press the military is poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling R
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs
FOX Carolina / Posted 16 days ago
(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling Ranger course, senior officials tell The Associated Press the military is poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including Navy SEALs and the Army's... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling R
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 16 days ago
(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling Ranger course, senior officials tell The Associated Press the military is poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including Navy SEALs and the Army's... Read more
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ABC News
A Year After His Death, James Foley's Family Honors His ‘Challenge’"He challenges us to live a life of courage and commitment and compassion," Dia
A Year After His Death, James Foley's Family Honors His ‘Challenge’
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
"He challenges us to live a life of courage and commitment and compassion," Diane Foley told ABC News Tuesday. "That's how we will remember his passing, to remember his life by leading a better life ourselves and to inspire Americans to care about... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling R
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling Ranger course, senior officials tell The Associated Press the military is poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including Navy SEALs and the Army's... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON -- Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and ev
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenTwo women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Military likely to open combat jobs to womenNews 12 This Morning, Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW)- For the
Military likely to open combat jobs to women
News 12 Augusta / Posted 16 days ago
News 12 This Morning, Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW)- For the first time ever, two Georgia women passed the grueling army ranger test, which is some of the toughest combat training in the world. That could open the door for more... Read more
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FOX News
Officials say military likely to open most combat jobs to womenIn this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle
Officials say military likely to open most combat jobs to women
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
In this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle Hinchliff, left, and Master-at-Arms Third Class Anna Schnatzmeyer, center, participate in a U.S. Navy Riverine Crewman Course under instructor Boatswain's Mate Second... Read more
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Denver Post
Two women pass Army Ranger School, first female graduatesWASHINGTON — Two women have passed the Army's Ranger School, becoming the first
Two women pass Army Ranger School, first female graduates
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — Two women have passed the Army's Ranger School, becoming the first females to complete the grueling combat training program and earn the right to wear Ranger tabs on their uniforms. The Army's Ranger headquarters in Fort Benning, Ga.,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, an
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Denver Post
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Daily Mail
Navy SEALs opening ranks to women and Army's Delta Force could be nextNavy SEALs will open their ranks to women - they can pass the elite unit's grue
Navy SEALs opening ranks to women and Army's Delta Force could be next
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Navy SEALs will open their ranks to women - they can pass the elite unit's grueling selection To become Navy SEALs women must endure eight weeks of conditioning as part of passing the notoriously tough six-month-long training course First Lt... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling R
Women reportedly being allowed in Navy SEALs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
(WTVM) - On the heels of the first two women ever passing the Army’s grueling Ranger course, senior officials tell The Associated Press the military is poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including Navy SEALs and the Army's... Read more
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Business Insider
The US military will likely open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, a
The US military will likely open most combat jobs to women
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP News in Brief at 9FDA approves drug to boost female libido, a long-sought milestone fraught with
AP News in Brief at 9
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 17 days ago
FDA approves drug to boost female libido, a long-sought milestone fraught with controversy WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long... Read more
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The Columbian
Changes ahead for U.S. Armed ServicesWASHINGTON — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and eve
Changes ahead for U.S. Armed Services
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Officials: US military likely to open combat jobs to womenAugust 19th, 2015 09:08 AM In this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, US Navy Master-at
Officials: US military likely to open combat jobs to women
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
August 19th, 2015 09:08 AM In this Aug. 13, 2013 file photo, US Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle Hinchliff, left, and Master-at-Arms Third Class Anna Schnatzmeyer, center, participate in a US Navy Riverine Crewman Course under instructor... Read more
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TribLIVE
Women’s success in Army Ranger school opens up issues relating to combat rolesThe graduation this week of two female soldiers from the Army's famously diffic
Women’s success in Army Ranger school opens up issues relating to combat roles
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
The graduation this week of two female soldiers from the Army's famously difficult Ranger School has added pressure on the military to make women eligible to serve across its combat ranks, current and former officials said. The historic achievement... Read more
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Washington Post
As women finish Ranger course, military faces new pressure on gender barriersA female Ranger student, crouching left, waits to climb a cliff on Mount Yonah
As women finish Ranger course, military faces new pressure on gender barriers
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
A female Ranger student, crouching left, waits to climb a cliff on Mount Yonah in northern Georgia. She will be one of the first two female graduates of the Ranger course on Friday. (Dan Lamothe/The Washington Post) The graduation this week of two... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Military to open combat jobs to womenBased on early talks, officials said the Army, Navy and Air Force likely will n
Military to open combat jobs to women
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Based on early talks, officials said the Army, Navy and Air Force likely will not seek exceptions that close any jobs to women. Marine Corps leaders, they say, have expressed concerns about allowing women to serve in infantry jobs and yet may seek an... Read more
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Washington Post
As women finish Ranger course, Army faces new pressure on gender barriersA female Ranger student, crouching left, waits to climb a cliff on Mount Yonah
As women finish Ranger course, Army faces new pressure on gender barriers
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
A female Ranger student, crouching left, waits to climb a cliff on Mount Yonah in northern Georgia. She will be one of the first two female graduates of the Ranger course on Friday. (Dan Lamothe/The Washington Post) The graduation this week of two... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Report: Military Likely To Open Most Combat Jobs To WomenThe military services are poised to admit most women to most front-line combat
Report: Military Likely To Open Most Combat Jobs To Women
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 17 days ago
The military services are poised to admit most women to most front-line combat jobs, the Associated Press reports. Women would be allowed to compete for spots on the Navy SEALs and the Army's Delta Force, according to the A.P., which said "senior... Read more
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The News & Observer
U.S. Army says two women have passed Army Ranger School | News & Observer August 18, 2015 They are scheduled to graduate at Fort B
U.S. Army says two women have passed Army Ranger School
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
| News & Observer August 18, 2015 They are scheduled to graduate at Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday They are the first female soldiers to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, an
Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. military likely to open combat jobs to women ‹ Japan TodayTwo women have now passed the U.S. Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even toughe
U.S. military likely to open combat jobs to women ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 17 days ago
Two women have now passed the U.S. Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
KWWL Iowa / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenOfficials: WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have passed the Army's grueling Ranger
Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
Officials: WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. Senior officials tell The Associated Press the military... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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Orange County Register
Officials say military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON – Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and eve
Officials say military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON – Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations... Read more
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Salon.com
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, an
Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Military likely to open most combat jobs to womenWASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, an
Military likely to open most combat jobs to women
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special... Read more
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