It wouldn’t be a stretch to think that the Navy SEAL Team 6 members responsible for killing wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden in 2011 got rewarded handsomely for their efforts. According to an exclusive interview from the soldier who fired the fatal shots into bin Laden, life as a civilian has been a struggle.
Women will be allowed to fight in combat alongside their male counterparts. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced plans to lift the ban barring women from battle during a Pentagon news conference today. The dissolution of a longstanding gender barrier will open upwards of 230,000 combat positions for women in the military.