Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
No we have not. There were limitations on it.
Mmm hmm, I know a few people who spent a few holidays in Iraq/Afghanistan that would disagree.
We may not assign female soldiers to front line infantry units, but we have them across plenty of other MOS' (e.g. transportation, air assault/pilots) that put them in the line of fire. They carry weapons when they are there, and they use them... well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKlUoI0oRkQ
What the decision allows for is the points schedule to be applied to their career folio, opening up higher level positions.