U.S. Marine Cpl. Reagan Odhner assigned in a Female Engagement Team (FET) takes part in a night patrol with Baker Company of the 1st battalion 7th Marines Regiment in Sangin, Helmand Province in this June 9, 2012 file photo. The US military officially dropped its ban on women serving in ground combat January 24, 2013 after a policy review by top commanders, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.
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