- Carol Costello: Half of our best and brightest are not exactly eager to serve
- Women still face a man's world in the U.S. military, she says
Carol Costello anchors the 9 to 11 a.m. ET edition of CNN's "Newsroom" each weekday. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Can an alpha male "lean in"? Can a man who serves our country, in perhaps the most muscular of professions, accept -- without bias -- the woman fighting beside him?