Poll: Should US military lower standards so women can serve in combat?

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The U.S. military is considering modifying its training for women to help them qualify for direct ground combat roles in the infantry, tanks and special operations, according to a report in the Washington Times.

Ever since former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat earlier this year, there has been a lot of debate about the physical requirements of serving in front-line positions, with concerns about lower standards being part of that discussion.

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