US releases video of women serving across the military

The US Department of Defence has issued a video showing "a photo story of women currently serving," throughout the US military as a ban which prevented female soldiers serving on the front line is lifted:

Imagery provided by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army via Flickr and DVIDS.


US lifts women combat ban

The Pentagon has officially scrapped the military's ban imposed in 1994 on woman serving in front-line combat roles. The outgoing US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will make a formally announcement later this evening.