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Breaking News: Military Removes Ban on Women in Combat

CT offers three evangelical views, given the Bible's Deborah, Jael, Judith.

Breaking news: The military has removed its ban on women in combat. The decision, which overturns a 1994 ban and is one of outgoing Pentagon chief Leon Panetta's biggest decisions, "opens thousands of front-line positions" to women, though the change "won't happen immediately."

CT featured three views on women in combat today–given the warrior women of the Bible: Deborah, Jael, and Judith–in its current January-February issue.

In September, CT noted that the first-ever female chaplain assigned to an army combat unit graduated from an Assemblies of God seminary.

CT has regularly covered the military and chaplains, including the first chaplain to die in combat since Vietnam.

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