women in combat http://kbia.org en Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable' http://kbia.org/post/blunt-calls-lifting-combat-ban-inevitable <p></p><p>The pentagon announced Thursday the lifting of a ban on women serving in combat. With the policy reversal, women will have the opportunity to serve in combat if they meet certain "gender-neutral standards."</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:00:17 +0000 Kristofor Husted 27799 at http://kbia.org Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable' In world religions, women have been in combat for centuries http://kbia.org/post/world-religions-women-have-been-combat-centuries <p></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">The Pentagon announced Thursday that&nbsp;<a href="http://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2013/01/24/military-has-to-decide-which-combat-jobs-for-women" target="_blank">women can serve in combat positions</a>. But take a look through history -- and religious traditions -- and you'll see that female fighters are nothing new.&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:05:26 +0000 Kellie Moore 27774 at http://kbia.org In world religions, women have been in combat for centuries