Combat Jobs Open to All Service Members

The U.S. military opens combat positions to women

Today will go down as a historic day in military justice circles. The Secretary of Defense has opened all combat occupational specialties to women. Policy arguments aside. A whole host of new legal questions are sure to flow from this decision.

For example, will all women now be required to register with the Selective Service? Statically, we know that individuals with certain physical fitness scores are more prone to physical injury. Will we see higher incidences of injury for women?

The jury is out....

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