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Female vets celebrate lifting of combat exclusion

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Martin Dempsey, announced this week that they would lift the ban on women in combat. Col. Jack Jacobs, a Medal of Honor recipient and now an MSNBC Military Analyst, and Kayla Williams, an Iraq war veteran and the author of “Love My Rifle More Than You,” join MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to discuss what lifting the ban means for the future of the military.


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