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@USArmy's Top NCO explains way ahead for women in combat specialties @RobinMeade @SEAC_Battaglia @JEHutton @ckubeNBC

@USArmy's Top NCO explains way ahead for women in combat specialties @RobinMeade @SEAC_Battaglia @JEHutton @ckubeNBC

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Army News Service, Jan. 30, 2013) -- "What do you think about women in combat (specialties)?" asked a sergeant at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy here yesterday. "Tell me what you think," Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III replied during a Q&A chat with some 50 NCOs at The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School, on the campus of the University of Virginia. "This is important by the way. It's a great question." "I don't have a problem with this," said the sergeant. "People who are able to meet the same standards should have the same possibilities, however, I believe there should be one standard." Chandler nodded his approval of the sergeant's analysis. "As an Army, we should be seeking the best qualified and most talented individuals and match them against the requirements for the Army, regardless of gender," Chandler said. "So i...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/95267/

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