Ranger School Fail Doesn't End Women-In-Combat Debate At All
The Army announced Friday the last eight women remaining in Ranger School failed to graduate, the latest blow to putting women on the front lines.By Cliff Judy | May 30, 2015
Supporters of having women on the front lines in the military took a blow Friday. The U.S. Army announced the last eight women remaining in Ranger School failed to graduate. (Video via U.S. Army)
"Every citizen who can meet the qualifications of service should have that opportunity," said former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in January 2013.
It was more than two years ago the Defense Department announced the end of the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, opening the door for more than just men as ground troops.