Jesse Ellison is a freelance journalist and former staff writer and articles editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
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The Pentagon will assign women to battalions, but not to front-line infantry or special-ops roles.... MORE
A judge dismisses a landmark civil suit against the military for alleged inaction on rape. MORE
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