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The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said President Barack Obama is ignoring servicemembers who are deployed to Afghanistan and not speaking enough about the war.
All stateside Tricare in-person service centers will be closing April 1, Tricare officials recently confirmed. The closure of the 189 facilities is expected to save the Defense Department about $50 million a year, officials said.
Advocates for women serving in direct combat units say the problem may be overcome without lowering standards by improved training and fitness, while critics say nothing is going to change the fact that women are not built to be in the infantry.