Arianna Spencer

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Women Get to Fight, as Leon Panetta Changes Combat Rules

Allowing women in combat is a recognition of reality—and the right thing to do, writes Eleanor Clift.<p>Women in combat. Those once were fighting words, …

Army Women: Better Chopper Pilots Than the Guys?

Ten out of every 100 Army helicopter pilots are women — but they account for only 3 out of every 100 accidents.<p>That’s the bottom line in an Army …

Small fraction of US army women want combat jobs, survey finds

Order signed last year allowing women combat opportunities Less than 8% of surveyed women want combat jobs Survey found men worried about losing their jobs to women<p>Only a small fraction of army women say they’d like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs, but those few who do say they …

Experimental force will test Marine women in combat roles

The military services have until 2016 to find the right way to integrate women into combat roles.<p>QUANTICO, Va. — The Marine Corps plans to establish an experimental force consisting of at least 25% women in the most far-reaching effort yet to determine how females will perform in ground combat jobs …