The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Ahead for Women In The Military

December 22, 201614 min
It's been one year since Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that all combat roles in the armed services would be open to women “without exception.” Ellen Haring, director of the Service Women’s Institute at the Service Women’s Action Network, Gillian Thomas, senior staff attorney for the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and Captain Joe Plenzler, executive VP of Membership, Marketing and Outreach at the U.S. Naval Institute reflect on the status of women's integration into all branches of the armed forces.             

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