Local military members are generally supportive of women in combat
(From left) Cadet Cpl. Bianca Pioquinta, Cadet Staff Sgt. Diana Dominguez and Cadet Elezar Juan secure the line for the one-rope bridge in their JROTC class at Mt. Tabor High School.
- “I think all people should serve. Our country was founded on freedom, and freedom isn't free.”
Founder and adviser of the Student Veterans Association at Forsyth Tech
- "I know it's the law for men, but women should have a choice."
Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2013 1:17 pm
Updated: 12:07 am, Sun Feb 10, 2013.
The Pentagon’s new policy of allowing women in combat jobs has raised new questions about an issue that the U.S. Supreme Court settled 22 years ago. Should young women be required to register with the U.S. Selective Service System just as young men do?
The U.S. Department of Defense issued a Jan. 24 memo that will give more women an opportunity serve in combat roles and military jobs that had been reserved only for men.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 1:17 pm.
Updated: 12:07 am.