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Topic - Rush'N Attack
With Republicans lacking the votes to reinstitute the ban on women in combat as federal law, conservatives are focusing on how to make sure the Pentagon does not lower the standards — and with them, combat readiness — to ensure that female service members graduate.
A decorated Green Beret who returned from his fifth deployment to Afghanistan last summer died Tuesday trying to rescue his two young daughters from their burning home near Fort Bragg. The girls were also killed in the blaze.
"All I've heard and observed is that he is obviously pro-SEAL and that explains why Delta has been sidelined," said a retired Army Green Beret who still conducts special operations as a government contractor.
A retired Green Beret who fought in Afghanistan told The Times: "No undue influence or command pressure there.