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The Clarion-Ledger
Minor: Mississippi GOP pioneers were civic mindedDeath of Tupelo's Jack Reed and Meridian's Gil Carmichael within the span of on
Minor: Mississippi GOP pioneers were civic minded
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 19 hours ago
Death of Tupelo's Jack Reed and Meridian's Gil Carmichael within the span of one week virtually wiped out the handful of Mississippi Republican progressives active in public life. The two were stalwarts and civic visionaries who, during the 20th... Read more
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Air Force Times
Questions, frustration as women prepare to join combat unitsMilitary women are headed into combat posts. But that's just the start of their
Questions, frustration as women prepare to join combat units
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
Military women are headed into combat posts. But that's just the start of their fighting. As the military moves towards opening all jobs to all troops, regardless of gender, both advocates and critics on Capitol Hill are frustrated by the unanswered... Read more
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The Star
Fairness in registering for the draftWith all the continuing fuss in Washington about letting service women fight in
Fairness in registering for the draft
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
With all the continuing fuss in Washington about letting service women fight in combat units, you’d think it’s a brand-new notion.It’s hardly that. Women have been in combat — some with great valor — for years now. It became a simple fact of life... Read more
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The Washington Times
JED BABBIN: The military’s malaiseThere’s a cloud of malaise worthy of Jimmy Carter that has settled over the nat
JED BABBIN: The military’s malaise
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
There’s a cloud of malaise worthy of Jimmy Carter that has settled over the nation’s military. The man who should be able to clear away the cloud, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, won’t be able to do anything about it. The causes of this malaise are... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Generals say women should have to register for draftThe top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take
Generals say women should have to register for draft
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft. The military service leaders repeatedly... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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My EastText
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
What you should know about the USS New HampshireWASHINGTON (CNN) -- A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, l
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KSPR Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KECI Missoula
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire | Politics - Home Students lobbied to name a new Navy submarine after their s
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
| Politics - Home Students lobbied to name a new Navy submarine after their state Specialist 1st Class Jason J. Perry/U.S. Navy via CNN A dozen years... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
What you should know about the USS New HampshireA dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-wri
What you should know about the USS New Hampshire
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
A dozen years ago, third-graders in Dover, New Hampshire, launched a letter-writing campaign to name a new Navy submarine after their state. Today, as the residents of New Hampshire prepare to go to the polls Tuesday, the state's naval namesake sits... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Senators say ships unproven, urge Navy to slow deploymentTwo top senators on defense issues say U.S. Navy leaders should consider delayi
Senators say ships unproven, urge Navy to slow deployment
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Two top senators on defense issues say U.S. Navy leaders should consider delaying deployment of the new Littoral Combat Ship and tone down their rhetoric about the vessel until it successfully completes more testing. With six ships of a planned 40... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Pledges, doubts shared over women in ground combat jobsBy Tom PhilpottMilitary Update Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges w
Pledges, doubts shared over women in ground combat jobs
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
By Tom PhilpottMilitary Update Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and relax ground combat skill requirements so that more women will qualify... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Marines, Sailors Adjust To New Maternity Leave PolicyAfter years of giving women in the military six weeks of maternity leave, the D
Marines, Sailors Adjust To New Maternity Leave Policy
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
After years of giving women in the military six weeks of maternity leave, the Defense Department has changed the policy and will allow them to take off up to 12 weeks when they have a baby. The aim is to retain more women in the military. For women... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ted Cruz slams suggestion of women in combat'It's dangerous and immoral': as US Army generals move towards fully integrati
Ted Cruz slams suggestion of women in combat
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'It's dangerous and immoral': as US Army generals move towards fully integrating military draft He said he would hate the idea of his daughters being drafted into military His comments come days after... Read more
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FOX News
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed women, report saysNORFOLK, Va. – A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Navy ove
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed women, report says
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. – A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Navy over numerous misconduct allegations after a night of heavy drinking with his crew while he was in charge of the guided missile cruiser the USS Anzio. Officials relieved... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk upAs the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, t
Weight limits wobble as female Marines bulk up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: boosting how heavy it allows women to be so that they are able to bulk up in the gym to carry heavy loads more... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other editors: Gil CarmichaelMississippi's Republican Party lost another of its statesmen last week with the
Other editors: Gil Carmichael
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Mississippi's Republican Party lost another of its statesmen last week with the death of Gil Carmichael, 88, of Meridian, who rose to become the nominee in races for Congress, U.S. senator, governor and lieutenant governor, always running strongly... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Should women be required to register for the draft?Two senior military leaders say that women should be required to register for t
Should women be required to register for the draft?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
Two senior military leaders say that women should be required to register for the draft now that all military roles are open to them. Though the military ended the draft in 1973, all men ages 18 to 26 living in the United States are required to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The nation in briefPedestrian killed in crane collapse NEW YORK -- A construction crane being low
The nation in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Pedestrian killed in crane collapse NEW YORK -- A construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected whistle-blowers | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear
Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected whistle-blowers
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Lawmakers pressure Navy to block promotion of rear admiral accused of retaliating against suspected... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed womenNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Nav
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed women
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 6 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Navy over numerous misconduct allegations after a night of heavy drinking with his crew while he was in charge of the guided missile cruiser the USS Anzio. The... Read more
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Salon.com
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed womenNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Nav
officer drank with his Navy crew, harassed women
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former commanding officer could be dismissed from the Navy over numerous misconduct allegations after a night of heavy drinking with his crew while he was in charge of the guided missile cruiser the USS Anzio. The... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Former USS Anzio skipper faces misconduct allegationsNORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The former commanding officer of the USS Anzio could be dis
Former USS Anzio skipper faces misconduct allegations
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The former commanding officer of the USS Anzio could be dismissed from the Navy for numerous misconduct allegations after a night of heavy drinking with his crew while he was in charge of the guided missile cruiser. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. diesJack Reed Sr. — the Tupelo businessman who stood up against violence and rallie
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. dies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
Jack Reed Sr. — the Tupelo businessman who stood up against violence and rallied support for public education during Mississippi’s dark days — died Wednesday. He was 91. “Mississippians have lost one of the most preeminent citizens in our long... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Generals say women should have to register for draftThe top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take
Generals say women should have to register for draft
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft. The military service leaders repeatedly... Read more
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Daily Press
Female Marines may be allowed to bulk up as service opens infantry to womenAs the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, t
Female Marines may be allowed to bulk up as service opens infantry to women
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: Boosting how heavy it allows women to be so that they are able to bulk up in the gym to carry heavy loads more... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Generals say women should have to register for draftPARRIS ISLAND, SC - FEBRUARY 27: Drill Instructor SSgt. Jennifer Garza discipli
Generals say women should have to register for draft
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
PARRIS ISLAND, SC - FEBRUARY 27: Drill Instructor SSgt. Jennifer Garza disciplines her Marine recruits with some unscheduled physical training in the sand pit outside their barracks during boot camp February 27, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Female Marines may be allowed to bulk up as service opens infantry to womenLance Cpl. Katelyn Hunter does pull-ups at Camp Foster in Japan. Photo / Suppli
Female Marines may be allowed to bulk up as service opens infantry to women
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Lance Cpl. Katelyn Hunter does pull-ups at Camp Foster in Japan. Photo / Supplied, Marine Corps As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: Boosting how heavy it allows... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Top US Generals: Women Should Have To Register For Draft(Reuters) Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 – 12:27 PM The top U.S. Marine Cor
Top US Generals: Women Should Have To Register For Draft
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 8 days ago
(Reuters) Posted: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 – 12:27 PM The top U.S. Marine Corps and Army generals said on Tuesday that women should be required to register for the military draft, along with men, as the armed forces move towards integrating them... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Army, Marine Corps Generals Say Women Should Have To Register For The DraftFor the first time, top Army and Marine Corps leaders have testified that they
Army, Marine Corps Generals Say Women Should Have To Register For The Draft
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
For the first time, top Army and Marine Corps leaders have testified that they think women should register for the draft. "I think that all eligible and qualified men and women should register for the draft," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Generals say women should have to register for draftWASHINGTON -- The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that
Generals say women should have to register for draft
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft. The military service leaders... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Navy Secretary Promises Not To Lower Standards For Gender IntegrationSince it’s a biweek for Serial, we decided to do something a different at Task
Navy Secretary Promises Not To Lower Standards For Gender Integration
Task & Purpose / Posted 8 days ago
Since it’s a biweek for Serial, we decided to do something a different at Task & Purpose Radio. In an exclusive interview with Marine veteran and Task & Purpose CEO Zach Iscol, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus discussed the criticisms he faces from... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Generals say women should have to register for draftWASHINGTON (AP) — The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday
Generals say women should have to register for draft
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, adding that women also should have to register for the draft. The military service... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Military leaders: Register women for draftThe Army and Marine Corps' top uniformed leaders both backed making women regis
Military leaders: Register women for draft
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
The Army and Marine Corps' top uniformed leaders both backed making women register for the draft as all combat roles are opened to them in coming months, a sweeping social change that could complicate the military’s gender integration plans. Both... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Military leaders: Register women for draftThe Army and Marine Corps' top uniformed leaders both backed making women regis
Military leaders: Register women for draft
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
The Army and Marine Corps' top uniformed leaders both backed making women register for the draft as all combat roles are opened to them in coming months, a sweeping social change that could complicate the military’s gender integration plans. Both... Read more
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