Pentagon Wants Women Aboard Submarines

Pentagon Wants Women Aboard Submarines
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 - 4:17pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon has moved to lift a decades-old policy that prohibits women from serving aboard Navy submarines.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has notified Congress in a letter signed Friday that the Navy intends to repeal the ban on female sailors on subs.

Congress has 30 days to weigh in.
 

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