Marine Women to Front Lines

The Marines are beginning to integrate women into combat operations, following a new Pentagon policy released in February. The Marines are opening up ground combat battalions once closed to women, and allowing women to attend the infantry-officer school in Quantico, Va. Women still can't serve as infantrymen or Special Operations commandos, but they will be able to work in administration, logistics, communications, and motor transport at the battalion level, a step closer to combat than they were previously allowed to work.