66 percent said they support allowing women in combat while just 26 percent say they do not.
The Pentagon has removed the legal barrier preventing women from serving in direct combat roles. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Ezekiel R. Kitandwe, U.S. Marine Corps/Released)
The Pentagon will lift a ban on female servicemembers directly serving in combat roles, according to a senior Defense official.
Allen, who is married, was accused of sending sexually explicit emails to a Florida-based party planner.
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and former Senator Chuck Hagel will have their confirmation hearings in late January, according to the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Armed Services.
Senate lawmakers like Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) have said that the film is misleading since it suggests enhanced interrogation was a vital move in tracking bin Laden down.
A plurality of Americans appear to support Chuck Hagel’s nomination as the next head of the Defense Department, according to a ABC/Washington Post poll released Tuesday.
Chuck Hagel’s confirmation process became a little easier Tuesday after Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that he would back the former Nebraska Senator’s nomination as Defense Secretary.
The outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said there are no plans to put American troops “on the ground” in Mali, a west African nation that has slowly developed into a hotspot of jihadist activity.
Citing national security concerns, Dean Popps argues that the independent Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States should block the sale of A123 Systems to Chinese-owned Wanxiang.