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Female Marine recruits prepare to fire on the rifle range during boot camp February 25, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.
Female Marine recruits prepare to fire on the rifle range during boot camp February 25, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that for the first time in history women can apply for all combat roles in the U.S. military starting in 2016.

History of women in the U.S. military

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that for the first time in history women can apply for all combat roles in the U.S. military starting in 2016.