Why Can’t Women Serve at the Front?

Why Can’t Women Serve at the Front?

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The Defense Department recently announced new policies that ease restrictions on jobs women can do in the military, opening up more than 14,000 positions to women and allowing them closer than ever to the front lines.

But embedded in that news was a long list of positions that are still closed to women, including infantry branch officers and members of special operation missions. That has caused some people to wonder: What’s holding the government back from offering true equality to women in the armed forces?

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