Female officers in infantry and armor jobs will be heading to three additional installations, leading the way for women who are choosing jobs on the frontlines.
Col. Michael Lawhorn, a spokesman for U.S. Army Forces Command, said women in combat jobs can now be assigned to Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Carson, Colorado; and Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The move expands opportunities for women, who have previously been assigned only to Fort Bragg and Fort Hood, Texas.
“Forces Command plans to provide a long-term plan to its units in the next 30 days,” Lawhorn said, noting the expansion is based on commander recommendations.
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