Retired Lt General William G. Boykin offers a dissenting voice regarding allowing women into combat in USA Today.
Unlike Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, President Obama, and the editors of USA Today, General Boykin, a former Delta Special Operations Commander, has actually been in combat.
It was adopted in the wrong way because such a significant change in longstanding military personnel policy, with potentially serious implication for the effectiveness of the fighting force, should not be made without holding congressional hearings in advance to explore all the issues involved.
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I interviewed General Boykin a while back for Counterterrorism magazine. You can read the interview via the below links: