Women in the Military
Late last month, the Pentagon lifted its ban on women serving in military combat positions. Proponents of the measure argue it will strengthen our defenses; opponents see it as a distraction at best and a liability at worst. This hour explores the affect of gender on our military and weighs the pros and cons of the recent change.
- Tanya Biank, journalist and author of “UNDAUNTED: The Real Story of America’s Service Women in Today’s Military”
- Phyllis Schlafly, conservative activist, author, and founder of the Eagle Forum
- Jennifer Hlad, reporter for Stars and Stripes