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Combat Roles: Women in the Military

May 17, 2013

10:00 This Wednesday marked the deadline by which all branches of the US military had to submit plans to end gender-based exclusion.  But now the hard work begins: developing gender-neutral standards so women can qualify for combat positions. This hour of all sides, we'll discuss the impact of women in combat, and whether an equal playing field is possible. Guests

Women in Military Combat

Feb 21, 2013

10:00 The Pentagon has lifted its ban on women serving in military combat positions. Proponents of the decision argue it will strengthen our defenses; opponents see it as a distraction at best and a liability at worst. Guests

  • Tanya Biank,  journalist and author of "UNDAUNTED: The Real Story of America’s Service Women in Today’s Military"
  • Phyllis Schlafly, conservative activist, author, and founder of the Eagle Forum
  • Jennifer Hlad, reporter for Stars and Stripes