“We will eliminate the policy of ‘no women in units that are tasked with direct combat,’” a senior defense official says.
But the officials caution that “not every position will open all at once on Thursday.”
(I’ve long advocated that women should have to register for selective service just like us males. Hey, even without combat roles, the military is often in need of technology professionals – yes, imagine if you got drafted because you’re a female network engineer. Why not?)