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January 25, 2013

Flying High: A Pilot's Reaction To Women In Combat

Dick checks back in with Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar, who served three tours in Afghanistan as a helicopter pilot. She earned a Purple Heart for her bravery under fire. Today she reacts to the change in a military policy that excludes women from serving in ground combat positions.  Hegar and three others, together with the ACLU, have sued Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to open up all positions to women. Their suit may be dropped as details of the new policy emerge.

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