US Marines

Navy secretary to discuss women in combat at Camp Pendleton
Navy secretary to discuss women in combat at Camp Pendleton
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has squared off against Marine Corps leaders who resisted recruiting women for all combat jobs. On Tuesday, he takes his case to a broader audience at Camp Pendleton, California. Marine Corps leaders had sought to keep certain infantry and combat jobs closed to women, citing studies showing combined-gender units are not as effective as male-only units...