Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently announced that starting in 2016, women will be eligible for all positions within the Armed Forces. Depending on the outcome of a federal lawsuit challenging male-only registration, the decision to allow women in all combat roles could lead to a draft requirement. Join us this hour for a discussion about the impact this will have on the military and what comes next.
- Tara Copp, Pentagon Correspondent for Stars and Stripes
- Kyleanne Hunter, Veteran Marine Corps Officer and Research Fellow in International Studies at the University of Denver
- Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Reporter, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Author of Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield
- Jude Eden, Writer and Marine Corp Veteran who writes at Political Animal
This show originally aired on December 8, 2015 at 10 a.m.