15 iulie 2019

Competing defense bills offer boost to women in the military

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There’s already one clear winner as the Democratic House and Republican Senate prepare to do battle over their differing versions of the proposed 2020 National Defense Authorization Act — women in the ranks. Following a push from lawmakers to level the playing field, the House’s version of the NDAA, approved Friday, includes provisions that would require the Marines to merge divided basic training programs; expand access to contraception and family planning services; bar the Pentagon from [...]