Band of brothers and sisters?

Posted: December 10, 2012 at 3:51 a.m.

Recently, the Washington Post reported that four women serving in the Army, two with Purple Hearts, had filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the military’s combat-exclusion policy. “Combat exclusion” is code for being kept from serving in the close-combat arms of the Army, Marines and special forces.

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Editorial, Pages 12 on 12/10/2012