Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives for a news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, to announce that he has ordered the military to open all combat jobs to women, and is giving the armed services until Jan. 1 to submit plans to make the historic change.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives for a news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, to announce that he has ordered the military to open all combat jobs to women, and is giving the armed services until Jan. 1 to submit plans to make the historic change. Cliff Owen AP
Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives for a news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, to announce that he has ordered the military to open all combat jobs to women, and is giving the armed services until Jan. 1 to submit plans to make the historic change. Cliff Owen AP

Defense Department ends limits on women in combat

December 03, 2015 07:19 PM