Women in combat

No Justice, No Peace: Remembering Pfc. LaVena Johnson
Army investigators ruled that LaVena committed suicide by firing her M-16 automatic rifle into her mouth. Her body was found beside the rifle in a contractor's storage tent on a U.S. military base, a trail of blood leading away from her tent, and a gunshot wound that seemed inconsistent with suicide. Read more...
Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Thursday blasted the Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat roles. Read more...
An anti-Muslim retired lieutenant general says that he would not want to serve in a combat role with women because "personal hygiene and the other normal functions" are already "degrading and humiliating enough" without having the opposite gender on Read more...