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A female US soldier is seen on guard during a Peace Concert at the Zawrak Park in central Baghdad in this November 7, 2008 file photo
Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

Open quoteWe believe that it's very important to explore ways to offer more opportunities to women in the military.Close quote

  • Pentagon press secretary, on the decision to ease the restrictions on women in combat roles; women currently make up nearly 14% of the U.S. armed forces
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