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Military plans would put women in most combat jobs

Military plans would put women in most combat jobs

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Jun 18, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to move ahead with a plan to tear down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding combat positions.
   
The plan says women could start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later.
   
The move follows revelations of a startling number of sexual assaults in the armed forces.

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Ina Ronquillo

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.