The military has an amazing number of awards that can be received by those who serve bravely. This month retiring Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced a new medal. The medal will be awarded for specific acts, like the successful targeting of a specific individual at a critical time. It is the first new force-wide medal [...]
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It was a coincidence ripe with irony. On the same day the main section of the Washington Post was trumpeting Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women in combat, the sports section was featuring an analysis of the “epidemic” of torn knee ligaments in women’s basketball and soccer. Reporter Preston Williams wrote: “Young [...]