30 Sep '15, 7pm

Air Force secretary issues recommendation on women in combat

Air Force secretary issues recommendation on women in combat

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James speaks at an Aug. 24 press briefing at the Pentagon. (Photo: Scott Ash/Air Force) 93 CONNECT 16 TWEET LINKEDIN 2 COMMENT EMAIL MORE Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has submitted to Defense Secretary Ash Carter her recommendations on opening up the Air Force's last male-only combat jobs to women. Air Force spokeswoman Capt. Brooke Brzozowske on Sept. 30 — the day the recommendations were due — confirmed that they were submitted. But she said the Air Force will not release them publicly until Carter makes and releases his final decision on the issue. Carter's office also declined to release the recommendations. The six remaining male-only jobs in the Air Force, encompassing about 4,000 special operations positions, are 13C special tactics officers, 13D combat rescue officers, 1W0X2 special operations weather enlisted, 1C2 co...

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