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January 25, 2013

Lifting ban on women in combat hailed locally

Thursday was a day Third Army Col. Nanette Gallant had waited a long time for. Twenty-nine years, to be exact. That day, the announcement was made that a decades-old ban on allowing women to serve in combat roles within the U.S. military was lifted, bringing “recognition to what the rest of us have recognized for a long time,” Gallant said.

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