Combat Ban on Women to Be Lifted, U.S. Defense Official Says

Combat Ban on Women to Be Lifted, U.S. Defense Official Says

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U.S. medics from Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion 82nd Aviation, General Supprot Aviation Battalion (C Co, 3/82 GBAB), tend to two Afghan women on a Blackhawk UH-60 helicopter as they fly to Bagram Air Field from Parwan province, Afghanistan.